When your life plan explodes, you ask yourself the big questions: What do I really need in life? How can I make my life a work of art? Should I buy a house? Have kids? What is a life?
Following in Kerouac and Steinbeck's tire tracks, a 32-year-old, post-breakup Brendan Leonard hits the road in search of healing and a new, post-economic-downturn American Dream. Sleeping in the back of a beat-up station wagon, he seeks answers-and hopefully, the occasional shower-in the postcard-worthy places of the American West.
Part ballad to the romance of the road and part heart-searching treatise on the American Dream, The New American Road Trip Mixtape is Leonard's raw, often hilarious, barstool storytelling at its best.
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The road calls to all of us at some point in our lives. This is a book about love, loss and looking for a home. Leonard takes to the road on an extended climbing trip after a painful breakup. As he meets new people along the way and gets to know his old friends better, he sees how "home" looks different for different people, and falls in love with the American West. If you need a little inspiration, or just a good story to get sucked into, I recommend The New American Road Trip Mixtape.