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The Man who walked backward : an American dreamer's search for meaning in the Great Depression / Ben Montgomery.

Montgomery, Ben, (author.).
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  • 2 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 WIN (Text) 33187004429268 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 973.916 MON (Text) 34330513292046 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Reshelving -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 MON (Text) 37323005360220 NEW-BKS Checked out 12/07/2018
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Wingo (Text) 31208912595248 new non-fiction Checked out 12/05/2018
Whiting PL - Whiting 973.916 W727 (Text) 51735011904371 Adult department Checked out 11/24/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316438063
  • ISBN: 0316438065
  • Physical Description: viii, 291 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Spark, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Like most Americans at the time, Plennie Wingo was hit hard by the effects of the Great Depression. When the bank foreclosed on his small restaurant in Abilene, he found himself suddenly penniless with nowhere left to turn. After months of struggling to feed his family on wages he earned digging ditches in the Texas sun, Plennie decided it was time to do something extraordinary -- something to resurrect the spirit of adventure and optimism he felt he'd lost. He decided to walk around the world -- backwards."-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Wingo, Plennie L.
Hikers > Biography.
Depressions > 1929 > United States.
Genre: Biographies.

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