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A Land so Fair and Bright: The True Story of a Young Man's Adventures across ...

By: Russ Hofvendahl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sheridan House: 1991-01-25

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7-4-1

ISBN: 0924486104

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket has light rubbing and a small tear along top edge. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.This is the story of young Russ who, at age 16 in the midst of the Depression, signs on a freighter in San Francisco. Finding conditions on board intolerable, he jumps ship in Canada. First with a mate and later alone, he rides the rails as a hobo through Canada and the northern United States. He eventually ends up in New York City, after working the wheat harvest and hoboeing along the way. View more info