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Riding with Ghosts

Author: Gwen Maka
Publisher: Much Wenlock, Shropshire : Eye Books, 2010.
Series: Eye Classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Frank and often outrageous, this is an account of a 40-something Englishwoman's epic 4,000 mile cycle ride from Seattle to Mexico, via the snow-covered Rockies, mostly alone and camping in the wild. She runs appalling risks and copes in a gutsy, hilarious way with exhaustion, climatic extremes, dangerous animals, eccentrics, lechers, and a permanently saddle-sore backside. We share her deep involvement with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maka, Gwen.
Riding with Ghosts.
Chicago : Eye Books, ©2010
Named Person: Gwen Maka; Gwen Maka
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gwen Maka
ISBN: 9781908646156 1908646152
OCLC Number: 827210050
Description: 1 online resource (396 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Acknowledgment; Contents; Riding with Ghosts; Map; Introduction; Leaving Seattle; Hockney Landscapes; Big Hole Battles; Craters of the Moon; Shooting Stars; Road to the Rockies; Red Mountain Pass; Winter Wonderland; Mesa Verde; Hitchhiking Detour; Back to the Saddle; Canyon De Chelley; Navajo Days; Hopi Horizons; Border Country; South of the Border; Map; South of the Border; Floating on the Old Wharf; Beach Bums; Bag Lady; Copper Canyon; Doom Mongers; In the Steps of Pancho Villa; The House of Eleven Patios; Bad Decisions in the Valle; Testosterone Taxco. Bikini AnnaConfused in Guatemala; Pacific Waves; Rats at Sarah's House; Deep Waters; Sandinista Country; Down the River; Dripping Trees.
Series Title: Eye Classics.
Responsibility: by Gwen Maka.

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Frank and often outrageous, this is an account of a 40-something Englishwoman's epic 4,000 mile cycle ride from Seattle to Mexico, via the snow-covered Rockies, mostly alone and camping in the wild. She runs appalling risks and copes in a gutsy, hilarious way with exhaustion, climatic extremes, dangerous animals, eccentrics, lechers, and a permanently saddle-sore backside. We share her deep involvement with the West's pioneering past, and with the tragic traces that history has left lingering on the land. When she rides the faded trails of the vanished American Indian nations sh.

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