At speed : traveling the long road between two points (Book, 2006) []
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At speed : traveling the long road between two points

At speed : traveling the long road between two points

Author: W Scott Olsen
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"From the lowest highway in North America to the highest, W. Scott Olsen takes readers on a journey that is more about going than about getting there. These are stories of travel as it is lived, essays about motion and the desire to keep moving. In a companionable style that puts readers in the passenger seat, Olsen describes his travels through the United States, observing the world closeup as it rushes toward and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Local history
Named Person: W Scott Olsen; W Scott Olsen
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Scott Olsen
ISBN: 080323581X 9780803235816
OCLC Number: 63178762
Description: 185 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The climb --
The road in winter --
Mids --
The other road in winter --
From the notebooks --
What may be coming.
Responsibility: W. Scott Olsen.
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A collection of nonfiction travel essays that document and bring to life six road trips undertaken by the author.  Read more...


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"Olsen's journeys across America, with no companion except the radio in his battered Jeep, are splendidly evocative of the American landscape from frozen prairie to subtropical sea. With playful Read more...

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