7 edition of Ridin" the Rails found in the catalog.
June 18, 2007
by Parker Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||222|
Riding the Rails with Paul Theroux Three quintessential works from the legendary Paul Theroux are collected here for the first time. Let the master take you by train through Asia in ’s The Great Railway Bazaar, then cross the Americas in ’s The Old Patagonian Express, and round out your journey through Eastern Europe in ’s Ghost Train to the Eastern Star. Riding the rails Published by User, 18 years ago As a young man, in his early 20s, Ted Conover traveled on foot and by rail over most of the Western states, first with hoboes and then with undocumented farm workers from Mexico.5/5(4).
Riding the Rails. likes. During the Great Depression, more than a quarter of a million teenagers left their homes and hopped freight trains looking for work or adventure. This is their story. One of the vital, neglected sagas of America in the s, the story of the boxcar boys and girls has seldom been told. Riding the Rails draws primarily on letters and oral histories of 3, men and women who hopped freight trains, their incredible journeys an unforgettable and moving story.
Trains, Culture and Mobility: Riding the Rails goes beyond textual representations of rail travel to engage an impressive range of political, sociological and urban theory. Taken together, these essays highlight the complexity of the modern experience of train mobility, and its salient relation. Ridin' the Rails Approved | 10min | Short, Sport | 2 November (USA) This is a Grantland Rice Sportscope from Paramount about hobbyists building steam locomotives, scaled one inch to the foot, by members of the Southern California branch of the Live Steam /10(5).
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Riding the Rails is the story of American teenagers during the Depression, someof them. With no prospect of work, no perceived reason to stay in school and a desperately shrinking home environment, they hit the road/5.
Riding the Rails draws primarily on letters and oral histories of 3, men and women who hopped freight trains, their incredible journeys illustrated with rare archival photos. Riding the rails was a rite of passage for a generation of young Americans and profoundly shaped the rest of their lives/5(56).
RIDING THE RAILS brings us a daring young woman who simply wants a better life than what she’s known hitching a ride on the cargo cars of the railroad on her way to Denver, CO – although this time she ended up in a cattle Ridin the Rails book with some very stinky and vocal cows/5.
Simple, straightforward stories and photos about and from folks who rode the rails, captured by a man who rode with them. An honest and non-judgmental look at an alternative lifestyle fed by wanderlust and alcohol, unfettered by families, time, or space/5.
RIDING THE RAILS TO HOME book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Stephen Reily finds relief from living on the streets/5. Riding the Rails with Paul Theroux Three quintessential works from the legendary Paul Theroux are collected here for the first time.
Riding the Rails in Vietnam -- documents then Captain John Mason's year in Vietnam as an advisor to a Vietnamese railway security battalion. The book depicts the realities of an advisory assignment in an environment generally alien to American military and cultural experience.
“ Rising from the Rails chronicles the pioneering role the Pullman porters and their leader, A. Philip Randolph, played in building America's union movement. This vividly told story should be required reading for those who care about labor history, race history, and US history.” ― John J.
Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO/5(60). The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail Paperback – June 3, by Oscar Martinez (Author), Daniela Maria Ugaz (Translator), John Washington (Translator), out of 5 stars ratings See all formats and editionsReviews: Mr.
Uys talked about his book, Riding the Rails: Teenagers on the Move During the Great Depression, published by TV Books, Inc. He quoted from his collection of thousands of letters written by. Ridin' the Rails by Kimberly Kaye Terry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Riding the Rails: Inside the Business of America's Railroads by Robert D.
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Ridin' The Rails. likes 1 talking about this. RIdin' The Rails, a Nashville based trio who shares their love of the railroad through songs and stories from the golden age of train travel.
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For more information about the book, Riding the Rails: Teenagers on the Move During the Great Depression, by Errol Uys, visit his. The restless youth of these boxcar boys and girls, many who went from "middle-class gentility to scrabble-ass poor" overnight, is recaptured in Riding the Rails.
Based on the award-winning documentary, this book dispels the myths of a hobo existence and reveals the hard stories of a daring generation of American teenagers-forgotten heroes-who Cited by: 5.
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It's a rough and risky lifestyle -- not to mention -- it's against the law. But this man is seeing the world from a boxcar. For more info, please go to www.g.
Ridin' the Rails. is a fun nostalgic look at the American Railroad through song and story. A three-piece, high energy band consisting of Darrell Varley (vocals, guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle), Doug Roberts (vocals, guitar & uke) and Jim Hardaway (vocals, bass & guitar), performing songs relating to trains in.
As we learn about the astonishing post-Depression fates of the now-eighty-year-old survivors, Riding the Rails lluminates the irrevocable repercussions of one very bitter chapter in American history.
Striking in its detail and depth of emotion, Riding the Rails is that rare documentary that will inform, dazzle, and move its audience to tears.
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