The Resource Nobody rides for free : a drifter in the Americas, John Francis Hughes, (ebook)

Nobody rides for free : a drifter in the Americas, John Francis Hughes, (ebook)

Label
Nobody rides for free : a drifter in the Americas
Title
Nobody rides for free
Title remainder
a drifter in the Americas
Statement of responsibility
John Francis Hughes
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Nobody Rides For Free: A Drifter in the Americas chronicles former bike courier John Hughes' rambles through Latin America on a bicycle. In this gripping mosaic-travellogue, readers are introduced to banditos, artists, grifters, would-be wives, dope fiends and attacking monkeys: a cast of characters who conspire to reduce him to alcoholic destitution. His last remaining $400 is spent sailing the Amazon, flying to Miami, and then hitchhiking across some of the most frightening highways in the United States with the goal of making it safely home to Vancouver. Throughout his adventures we learn about con-artistry, fear, and kindness set against the imposing backdrop of everything we think we know about the Americas. Nobody Rides For Free sheds light on obscure 1990s road culture while gearing itself to the needs of anyone with a desire to run from their demons on the open road
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hughes, John Francis
Dewey number
918.04/39
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hughes, John Francis
  • Electronic books
  • Latin America
  • North America
  • Bicycle touring
  • Hitchhiking
  • Cyclotourisme
Target audience
adult
Label
Nobody rides for free : a drifter in the Americas, John Francis Hughes, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781927040669
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12211997
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12211997
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MWT12211997
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Nobody rides for free : a drifter in the Americas, John Francis Hughes, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781927040669
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12211997
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12211997
System control number
MWT12211997
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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