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Ian Frazier spent much of his travelling time sleeping in his car while writing this book. He provides two maps, one containing the early history of the plains, the other in which... Read morePublished 16 days ago by josephine briggs
Ian Frazier, a frequent contributor to the New Yorker magazine, is a lyrical writer who spent years visiting the Plains and knows well whereof he speaks. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mary Plunkett
Great road trip by a great storyteller.
By the way, a trip everyone should do.
So accurate, so lyrical. This was an engrossing read. On my keeper shelf.Published 3 months ago by Rebecca
Ian did his homework but he gives so much trivial information on every page it is like drinking from a firehose. Well researched about indians but not well writtenPublished 3 months ago by L. Ogram
Slashes across history and modern-day with poetic aplomb. An interesting, broad view on an often forgotten foundation of Americana. 4 stars.Published 3 months ago by NothingMan
Ian Frazier can do no wrong. This account of his journeys across the midwest in his van, with a bed in the back, is humorous, thoughtful, and keenly observant. Read morePublished 3 months ago by T. ORourke
Great read, if a fan of the US westward expansion across the Great Plains, and the inevitable clash of cultures that resulted! Read morePublished 4 months ago by brian r mahany