By Linda G. Niemann,Leslie Marmon Silko
This vintage account of self discovery and railroad existence describes Linda supply Niemann’s travels as an itinerant brakeman at the Southern Pacific. Boomer combines travelogue, Wild West event, sexual memoir, and heavily saw ethnography. A Berkeley Ph.D., Niemann became her again on academia and got down to grasp the craft of railroad brakeman, starting a trip of sexual and subcultural exploration and touring down a course towards restoration from alcoholism. In sincere, fresh prose, Niemann treks off the crushed course and into the forgotten areas alongside the rail strains, discovering real American characters with colourful pasts—and her precise self as well.
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Boomer: Railroad Memoirs (Railroads Past and Present) by Linda G. Niemann,Leslie Marmon Silko