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The Last Hobo : A Clueless Detroit Kid Hitchhikes across America the Summer the Seventies Ran Out of Gas
by Dan Grajek




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IT'S FOURTH-OF-JULY WEEK 1979. America is a psychological mess (like it is now) Prices are sky-high because of the energy crisis. There's been a nuclear mishap at Three Mile Island. President Jimmy Carter had mysteriously "vanished." What a time for 19-year old Ted Granger to act out his dream of being a hobo Seeking thrills, adventure, and freedom, he set out to hitchhike across the U.S. The Last Hobo captures the fun, hilarity, and anxiety of a fantasy-fueled road trip colliding with reality. Based on a true story, the book is a colorful portrait of America and its people during a weird time: the tumultuous transition from the 70s to the 80s. An older-and-wiser Ted narrates the tale with a unique perspective: He's from Detroit, the very icon of America's highest dreams and its worst nightmares.

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Overview

IT'S FOURTH-OF-JULY WEEK 1979. America is a psychological mess (like it is now) Prices are sky-high because of the energy crisis. There's been a nuclear mishap at Three Mile Island. President Jimmy Carter had mysteriously "vanished." What a time for 19-year old Ted Granger to act out his dream of being a hobo Seeking thrills, adventure, and freedom, he set out to hitchhike across the U.S. The Last Hobo captures the fun, hilarity, and anxiety of a fantasy-fueled road trip colliding with reality. Based on a true story, the book is a colorful portrait of America and its people during a weird time: the tumultuous transition from the 70s to the 80s. An older-and-wiser Ted narrates the tale with a unique perspective: He's from Detroit, the very icon of America's highest dreams and its worst nightmares.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780997324709
  • ISBN-10: 0997324708
  • Publisher: Round Barn Media LCC
  • Publish Date: June 2016
  • Page Count: 342
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.71 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.87 pounds

Series: Last Hobo #1

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