Roads: Driving America's Great Highways Audiobook (Unabridged)

Roads: Driving Americas Great Highways (Unabridged), by Larry McMurtry
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I wanted to drive the American roads at the century's end to look at the country again, from border to border and beach to beach...
From earliest boyhood the American road has been a part of my life - central to it, I would even say. The ranch house in which I spent my first seven years sits only a mile from highway 281, the long road that traverses the central plains, all the way from Manitoba to the Mexican border... - Larry McMurtry

Author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry sets out in Roads on an automotive odyssey exploring America's highways and the culture that has grown up on either side of them. My method, to the extent that I have one, is modeled on rereading; I want to reread some of the roads as I might a book, he writes. Crisscrossing America in search of the present, the past and himself, McMurtry's route is also his destination.

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Author Larry McMurtryBorn on June 3, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas Larry McMurtry is one of the most favored Fiction authors among our customers. Featuring a selection of popular titles like Lonesome Dove, Streets of Laredo and Dead Man's Walk, read by well-known narrators Daniel Von Bargen, Lee Horsley and Will Patton, Larry McMurtry has a total of 28 audiobooks in our catalog. While Lonesome Dove was added to our database in 2000, making it his oldest title available on our website, Terms of Endearment is the most recent addition to our selection of great listens from McMurtry. All 28 audiobooks from McMurtry make up over 294 hours of timeless Fiction stories for customers to enjoy, including Lonesome Dove and Terms of Endearment. To find the book that best suits you, please visit his author page: Larry McMurtry.