“A quest across America, from the northernmost tip of Maine to California’s Monterey Peninsula
To hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the colors and the light—these were John Steinbeck's goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years.
With Charley, his French poodle, Steinbeck drives the interstates and the country roads, dines with truckers, encounters bears at Yellowstone and old friends in San Francisco. Along the way he reflects on the American character, racial hostility, the particular form of American loneliness he finds almost everywhere, and the unexpected kindness of strangers.
Details e-Book Travels with Charley: In Search of America
🗸 Author(s): John Steinbeck
🗸 Title: Travels with Charley: In Search of America
🗸 Rating : 5 from 5 stars (8 reviews)
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Readers' opinions about Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck
The world created in this book was unlike anything I've ever encountered. The author's imagination knows no bounds, and I was completely mesmerized by the fantastical setting.
This is a book I'll cherish and recommend to everyone. It touched my soul and made me reflect on life's profound mysteries.
I must confess, this book made me shed tears like never before. The themes of love, loss, and resilience struck a chord with my soul. It was an emotional journey I'm grateful to have taken.