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Book details
  • SubGenre:Adventurers & Explorers
  • Language:English
  • Pages:272
  • eBook ISBN:9781618421777

Redwood to Deadwood: Hitchhiking America Today.

A 53-Year Old Hitchhikes Around America for three months. Again.

by Colin Flaherty

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Redwood to Deadwood is the story of a 53-year old guy's hitchhiking trip around America. And along the way how he get almost got murdered, ran with wild horses, visited a pot plantation, got into crazy family feuds with his own and other families, restarted his business, rode in cop cars, hunted big game, poached big game, got chased by a helicopter, reconnected with old friends, made new ones, got tired and exhilarated and lost and found and scorned and accepted, kicked out and invited in. He also learned how to ook muskrat, squirrel and rochchuks. Hitchhiking stories along with rules of the road for those thinking about taking their own adventure.
"Before I tucked my thumb in for the final time, I’d almost get murdered, run with wild horses, visit a pot plantation, get into crazy family feuds with my own and other families, restart my business, ride in cop cars, hunt big game, poach big game, get chased by a helicopter, reconnect with old friends, make new ones, get tired and exhilarated and lost and found and scorned and accepted, kicked out and invited in. That and a lot more. I now know how to cook muskrat, squirrel and rochchuks." Hitchhiking stories along with rules of the road for those thinking about taking their own adventure.
About the author
Colin Flaherty is a writer and owner of marketing communications company that specializes in public relations and online advertising. His wok has been published in over 1000 news sites around the world, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, and many others. He has won more than 50 journalism awards, and was featured on Court TV for his story that resulted in the release from prison of a man unjustly convicted of trying to kill his girlfriend. In 2011, he was a two-time winner of the Washington Post Spy Novel writing contest. David Ignatius said Flaherty's work was his "strong favorite." In 2009, At 53-years old, he spent almost three months hitchhiking around the country and wrote a book about it.
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