Lost in America: A Dead-End Journey

Lost in America: A Dead-End Journey

Colby Buzzell


Colby Buzzell has continuously been a loner. An autodidact who by no means went to school, he used to be dubbed "the voice of a iteration" through Robert Kurson for his bold and seriously acclaimed e-book, My warfare: Killing Time in Iraq. part a decade later, beaten through the start of his son and the dying of his mom, Buzzell unearths himself rudderless. eager to get away the restrictions of his postwar lifestyles, he packs his issues, will get within the automobile, and, for 5 months, drives throughout America--no map, no vacation spot.
In his 1964 Mercury Comet, Buzzell travels during the bowels of a rustic steeped in financial turmoil and political malaise. With a bottle of whisky in a single hand and a pack of cigarettes within the different, he's taking us on a travel of big-box shops, dirty gasoline stations, deserted warehouses, strip golf equipment, and flophouses. He captures the special voices and shiny tales of a forgotten America--Cheyenne, Omaha, Salt Lake urban, Des Moines, Detroit, and San Francisco's Tenderloin. Buzzell finds America's bones in all their attractiveness and starkness. and prefer the veterans of Hemingway's misplaced iteration, he struggles to reconcile his wanderlust along with his obligations as a guy and a father.
Lost in America is a beautiful account of the ravages of warfare on one person. It additionally unearths deep truths a couple of extra common trip: the fight to discover our position within the world--without a map.

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