Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, (2002.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A volume in the National Geographic Directions series, a series of literary travel book. In this, Kittredge talks about the almost universal urge to travel, and specifically to travel southwards for those who live in the Northern Rockies. The locales change from the solitary spires and mesas of Monument Valley to Cuba, the small town in New Mexico where Eastlake lived for many years, to the teeming towns of the Mexican border, and growing cities like Santa Fe and Las Vegas. He brings to life the past and the present from ancient native American communities like Chaco Canyon to old mining towns to new-age hippie communes. Among those who appear in this book are writers Ed Abbey and Doug Peacock, Abbey's model for Hayduke, William Crumley, and more. 176 pp.
Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers (small dot on bottom edge.)