The Traveling Feast: On The Road And At The Table With My Heroes
ISBN: 0316381233
EAN13: 9780316381239
Language: English
Release Date: Jun 5, 2018
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 1" H x 9" L x 6" W
Weight: 1.74 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Acclaimed author Rick Bass decided to thank all of his writing heroes in person, one meal at a time, in this rich smorgasbord of a memoir . . . a soul-nourishing, road-burning act of tribute (New York Times Book Review).

Exuberant . . . A classic . . . This is a rich bounty of a book. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

A master.--Boston Globe

One of the very best writers we have.--San Francisco Chronicle

Both mythic and intimate . . . A virtuoso.--O: The Oprah Magazine

The beauty of his sentences recalls the stylistic finesse of Cormac McCarthy and Willa Cather.--Chicago Tribune

From his bid to become Eudora Welty's lawn boy to the time George Plimpton offered to punch him in the nose, lineage has always been important to Rick Bass. Now at a turning point--in his midfifties, with his long marriage dissolved and his grown daughters out of the house--Bass strikes out on a journey of thanksgiving. His aim: to make a memorable meal for each of his mentors, to express his gratitude for the way they have shaped not only his writing but his life.

The result, an odyssey to some of America's most iconic writers, is also a record of self-transformation as Bass seeks to recapture the fire that drove him as a young man. Along the way we join in Read More chevron_right

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