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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:180
  • eBook ISBN:9781626758865

Train 407

by Benjamin Schuster

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Overview
Train 407 is about a young immigrant commuter who documents the struggles of middle class Americans on their daily commute by train in one of the busiest transportation corridors of Los Angeles, California. The book outlines how they defy ethnic diversity, social standards and norms. Life and Death, Love and Hate, Lust and Friendship, Tolerance and Stereotypes. Whether it is the human interaction after an earthquake, a passenger train crash during peak rush-hour traffic or friendships turning intimate while simply coming along for the ride, provides for a riveting and captivating experience
Description
This book is a compilation of fictional stories based on experiences on the train. These stories tell the life of a young immigrant commuter who struggles with his own pursuit of happiness and self-discovery. By riding the train, this character inadvertently experiences how commuter behavior tends to fall within the same range, with some behavior being common, some unusual, some acceptable, and some totally outside acceptable limits. Whether it is the human interaction after an earthquake, a passenger train crash during peak rush-hour traffic or friendships turning intimate while simply coming along for the ride, provides for a riveting and captivating experience
About the author
Benjamin D. Schuster was born on January 17, 1980 in Cologne, Germany (English pronunciation: /kəˈloʊn/, German: Köln [kœln]. A few months later, his family relocated to Spain where he lived for 13 years, settling down in cities such as Barcelona and Madrid. After returning to his birth town and finishing High-School, his parents decided that Benjamin had to pursue his own destiny, away from the family and his environment. With an economy class ticket in hands, he arrived in Chicago, Illinois. The first stop on his voyage to the United States of America
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