The Road Was Free Frank Baker

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Published: 1948

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188 pages


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The Road Was Free  by  Frank Baker

The Road Was Free by Frank Baker
1948 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 188 pages | ISBN: | 3.45 Mb

Inspired with an overwhelming desire to reach Barra in the Hebrides, Frank Baker, accompanied by his wife, set out from Mevagissey in Cornwall with the firm intention of hitch-hiking to their goal. They not only accomplished this feat but made theMoreInspired with an overwhelming desire to reach Barra in the Hebrides, Frank Baker, accompanied by his wife, set out from Mevagissey in Cornwall with the firm intention of hitch-hiking to their goal. They not only accomplished this feat but made the return trip in the same manner.The Road was Free recounts in the authors own particular style their experiences on the journey, and their adventures on thirty-five different vehicles up and down the roads of England and Scotland are told with a quiet humour.

There are many well-observed portraits of people met on the way - none of whom are fictitous - including Sandys Wason who is given a long biographical chapter (perhaps explaining his absence from I Follow but Myself) a miditative pause in a book that rattles along, east, west, south, north for seventeen-hundred untrivial miles.



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