Driving Home: An American Journey

Driving Home: An American Journey


For greater than thirty years, Jonathan Raban has written with infectious fascination approximately humans and locations in transition or at the margins, approximately trips undertaken and locations by no means relatively reached, and, as an expat, approximately what it capability to think rooted in the USA. Spanning 20 years, Driving domestic charts a direction throughout the Pacific Northwest, American heritage, and present occasions as witnessed by way of "a super-sensitive, all-seeing eye. Proving that an intruder is the keenest observer of the scene that natives take with no consideration, this selection of Jonathan Raban’s essays affirms his position because the such a lot literate, perceptive, and funny commentator at the areas, characters, and obsessions that represent the yank scene. Raban spots issues we'd in a different way pass over; he calls up the apt metaphors that remodel issues into phenomena. "He is considered one of our so much talented observers." (Newsday).

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