Riding Toward Everywhere

Riding Toward Everywhere

William T. Vollmann


Arelentlessly curious, eternally delicate, and unequivocally adventurous examiner of human life, William T. Vollmann now takes to the rails. within the corporation of skilled fellow train-hopper Steve, Vollmann trawls the secretive waters of a special underground lifestyle—subjecting either our nationwide romance with and skepticism in regards to the hobo existence to his finely tuned, analytical eye. wearing on within the footloose culture of Huckleberry Finn, he deals a relocating, strikingly sleek imaginative and prescient of the yankee dream, brilliantly exploring either our deeply ingrained romanticizing of "freedom" and the myriad methods we limit the very freedoms we profess to admire.

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