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The majic bus : an American odyssey

Author: Douglas Brinkley
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace, ©1993.
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Excerpts from student journals and photographs mark a Hofstra University professor's account of his "travelling classroom," in which seventeen students took a six-week bus tour across America, reading, meeting cultural heroes, and experiencing the country. 25,000 first printing.
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Genre/Form: Travel literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brinkley, Douglas.
Majic bus.
New York : Harcourt Brace, ©1993
(OCoLC)622763029
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Brinkley
ISBN: 0151556946 9780151556946
OCLC Number: 28182168
Description: x, 513 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. There is No Truth But in Transit: The Making of "An American Odyssey" --
2. Frank Perugi and His "Majic Bus" --
3. Virginia Is for Lovers of Thomas Jefferson and Sam Shepard --
4. In Thomas Wolfe Country with Georgia on Our Minds --
5. Back from the Wind: Atlanta and New Orleans --
6. Into the Mississippi Delta --
7. Chicago: Our Kind of Town --
8. From Lincoln's Springfield to Truman's Independence --
9. William S. Burroughs and the Sunflower State --
10. The New Age, Buddhism, and Boulder --
11. The Rocky Mountains and Mesa Verde National Park --
12. Billy the Kid, D.H. Lawrence, and the Land of Enchantment --
13. Fifteen Minutes of Fame, Route 66, and the Grand Canyon --
14. Slot Machines and Neon Lights in the Mojave Desert --
15. Santa Barbara and Carmel (Or, Looking for Clint Eastwood in Steinbeck Country) --
16. San Francisco: The Gold and White Acropolis --
17. Redwood Battles, Bigfoot, Paul Bunyan, and Earthquakes --
18. Further with Ken Kesey and Bob Dylan in the Grunge Belt --
19. The Badlands, Black Hills, and Cattle Branding.
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Excerpts from student journals and photographs mark a Hofstra University professor's account of his "travelling classroom," in which seventeen students took a six-week bus tour across America, reading, meeting cultural heroes, and experiencing the country. 25,000 first printing.

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