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Hurtling toward happiness : a mother and teenage son's road trip from blues to bonding in a really small car

Author: Claudia Johnson
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Taking Ross to Texas is an autobiography that centers on family. In an attempt to reconnect with her son Ross, Claudia takes him on a road trip. They end up journeying farther than just physical distance and cover their family history of dysfunction, alcoholism, and abuse. As Claudia and Ross spend time together, sharing stories and laughter, she's able to see more clearly the young man her son has become, and he  Read more...
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Biography
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Johnson, Claudia (Claudia Hunter).
Hurtling toward happiness.
New York : Arcade Publishing, 2017
(DLC) 2017019196
(OCoLC)988027934
Named Person: Claudia Johnson; Claudia Johnson; Claudia Johnson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Johnson
ISBN: 9781628728170 1628728175
OCLC Number: 1007705532
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Part One; Chapter One: I-10, North Florida; Chapter Two: Tallahassee; Chapter Three: I-10, Florida Panhandle; Chapter Four: Pensacola; Chapter Five: Mobile; Chapter Six: New Orleans; Chapter Seven: New Orleans; Chapter Eight: I-10, Louisiana; Chapter Nine: I-10, Louisiana; Chapter Ten: I-10, Louisiana; Part Two; Chapter Eleven: I-10, Texas; Chapter Twelve: The Park Inn; Chapter Thirteen: San Antonio, North Broadway; Chapter Fourteen: San Antonio, South Broadway; Chapter Fifteen: Boudroâ#x80;#x99;s; Chapter Sixteen: The Alamodome; Chapter Seventeen: The Menger. Chapter Eighteen: The National Wildflower Research CenterChapter Nineteen: Austin; Part Three; Chapter Twenty: Highway 77 to Kingsville; Chapter Twenty-One: The King Ranch; Chapter Twenty-Two: Texas A Chapter Twenty-Three: Yoakum Avenue; Chapter Twenty-Four: The Last Tomboy; Chapter Twenty-Five: Kleberg Avenue to 4th Street; Chapter Twenty-Six: 4th Street to Kleberg Avenue; Chapter Twenty-Seven: Kleberg Avenue; Chapter Twenty-Eight: College Place; Chapter Twenty-Nine: Highway 77; Chapter Thirty: Best Western; Acknowledgments.
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