I See by My Outfit: Cross-Country by Scooter, an Adventure

I See by My Outfit: Cross-Country by Scooter, an Adventure

by Peter S. Beagle
     
 

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In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. articulated his dream, JFK was assassinated, and zip codes were first introduced to the US. The world was monumentally changing and changing fast. But in the eyes of future fantasy author Peter Beagle and his best friend Phil, it wasn't changing fast enough. For these two twenty-something beatnik Jews from the Bronx, change was… See more details below

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In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. articulated his dream, JFK was assassinated, and zip codes were first introduced to the US. The world was monumentally changing and changing fast. But in the eyes of future fantasy author Peter Beagle and his best friend Phil, it wasn't changing fast enough. For these two twenty-something beatnik Jews from the Bronx, change was something you chased after night and day across the country on the trembling seat of a motor scooter.

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San Francisco Chronicle
An original and sustained performance.
Time
… an enchanted journey recounted with the special magic of a born troubadour.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140095531
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/1985
Series:
Travel Library
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

PETER S. BEAGLE is one of the world's best-loved fantasy authors. His works include the novels A Fine and Private Place and The Folk of the Air, as well as nonfiction books and the screenplay for the animated film version of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. He lives in Davis, California.

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