Download e-book for kindle: American Pilgrim:A Post-September 11th Bus Trip and Other by Bill Markley

By Bill Markley

ISBN-10: 1462044336

ISBN-13: 9781462044337

ISBN-10: 1462044344

ISBN-13: 9781462044344

"“God bless the U.S. and God bless long island urban” proclaimed an indication because the bus rolled via a small Indiana city. In October 2001, writer invoice Markley was once touring by way of public bus from Pierre, South Dakota, to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, for a Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity social gathering. The day Markley left South Dakota started barely enough, yet quickly tragedy spread out while a deranged guy of Croatian descent slit the throat of a Greyhound bus motive force inflicting an coincidence and throwing the nation’s bus method into disarray.

American Pilgrim is a good account of existence at the bus, the characters at the bus, bus tradition, and the temper of the yank people—reflective, patriotic, and upbeat.

In these demanding days after the assaults on Sept. 11, every person struggled to make experience of the area; as Markley labored in this tale; it grew past the tale of an easy 3,000-mile bus journey. He recollects a lot of his life’s detours, recounting earlier occasions at destinations the bus traveled via and other people linked to these locations—a rambling own background of individuals, areas, and issues. The journey took on new that means and have become a non secular trip into the country’s earlier and Markley’s past."

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