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The long haul : a trucker's tales of life on the road [electronic resource] / Finn Murphy.

Murphy, Finn, 1958- (author.). Campbell, Danny. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781681686523 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 168168652X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (480 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States]: HighBridge, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Danny Campbell.
Summary, etc.: More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a trucker. Since then he's covered hundreds of thousands of miles packing, loading, and hauling people's belongings all over America. Murphy whisks listeners down the I-95 Powerlane, across the Florida Everglades, in and out of the truck stops of the Midwest, and through the steep grades of the Rocky Mountains. He tells funny, poignant, and haunting stories of the people he moves: a hoarder in New Hampshire; a Virginia homeowner raging when Murphy's truck accidentally runs down a stand of trees; a widow rushing her archaeologist husband's remains and relics to a Navajo burial ceremony in New Mexico. Brimming with personality and great characters, The Long Haul explores the appeal of manual labor and shows what happens behind the scenes when we call the movers.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Murphy, Finn, 1958-
Truck drivers > United States > Biography.
Trucking > United States > Anecdotes.

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