Hobo

Hobo

A Young Man's Thoughts on Trains and Tramping in America

Book - 2002
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Hobo is a celebration of the cultural and historical significance of the hobo in American society. It’s also the story of what Eddy Joe learned on the rails, and of the fascinating, worldly-wise men who became his teachers. Eddy Joe Cotton paints a multilayered portrait of this strangely enduring lifestyle—of the men who ride the trains, the tricks of the trade, the vocabulary they use, the places they camp, the train yards they avoid, the gear they are sure to carry, and the stories and lessons each one imparts. Told in Eddy Joe’s infectious and original voice, Hobo is a heartfelt exploration of a fascinating subculture, and of one man’s place in a world that has all but been forgotten
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, [2002]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780609607381
0609607383
Branch Call Number: 917.3049 COTTO COTTO
Characteristics: 285 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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