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Author Kaldheim, Peter, author.

Title Idiot wind : a memoir / Peter Kaldheim.

Publication Info. Endinburgh : Canongate Books Ltd, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  92 Kaldheim,P KAL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 KALDHEIM,P    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description 341 pages ; 23 cm
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Summary "In 1987 a massive snowstorm hits New York as Peter Kaldheim flees the city, owing drug debts to a dealer who is no stranger to casual violence. Leaving behind his chaotic past, Kaldheim hits the road, living hand-to-mouth in flop-houses, pan-handling with his fellow itinerants. As he makes his way across America in search of a new life, the harsh reality of vagrancy forces him to face up to his past, from his time in Rikers prison to relationships lost and lamented. Kaldheim hikes and buses through an America rarely seen, and his encounters with a disparate collection of characters instills in him a new empathy and wisdom, as he journeys on a road less traveled."--Amazon.
Subject Kaldheim, Peter.
Tramps -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781786897367 (hardcover) $24.00
1786897369 (hardcover) $24.00

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