This book is an "easy read" in that it moves along nicely.
It's funny, interesting, introspective, and instructive by turns; obviously Mosher can tell stories, as he sets scenes with what seems like effortless ease.
This was an enjoyable read and I would recommend it for those who love book stores, travel books, and memoirs.
I have to confess that I had some trepidation about reading this book based entirely on the description that the publisher put out: a writer turning 65 finds out he has cancer and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Jeff Wignall
Howard Frank Mosher is known for his fictitious works set in Vermont. The stories are fun, yet well written and very entertaining. Read morePublished 16 months ago by D. Vance
Sometimes you want to just sit back and have the author take you somewhere without having to work for it. Mr. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Julie
This is my first Mosher book, which means that I have no previous writings of his against which to compare. Mosher's prose reminds me of the stories Keillor likes to tell. Read morePublished 18 months ago by CG
This book promised: 1) an account of a road trip, 2) visit(s) to various, independent booksellers across the country, 3) a journey that leads "home. Read morePublished 19 months ago by YoyoMitch
I love Howard Frank Moshers novels. I have a few more to buy. And I see more of them avaiable on Amazon. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Donna Fowler-Greenwood
If you're looking for excitement or a thrill ride, this isn't the book for you. This is however, a touching and sometimes funny look into one man's story of his own life and... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ferdy
The Great Northern Express is an enjoyable, breezy read about Mr. Mosher's current book tour and his experiences as a new teacher in Vermont. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Anthony Pantliano