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By Theodore Dreiser,Franklin Booth,Douglas Brinkley

ISBN-10: 1363291769

ISBN-13: 9781363291762

ISBN-10: 1363293087

ISBN-13: 9781363293087

"Though faraway from the author’s traditional musings, this can be really a forerunner to the yankee street novel and extremely good might have been one of many inspirations for Jack Kerouac... this can be a welcome boost to public and educational libraries." —Library Journal

"Theodore Dreiser, street warrior... Dreiser’s account of his homecoming will contact a well-known and responsive chord in someone who has undertaken one.... In that, as in rather a lot else during this booklet, as within the nice physique of all his paintings, Dreiser in his earnest, heartfelt, clumsy method speaks to the common experience." —Jonathan Yardley, Washington submit e-book World

"Because [the ebook] offers a portrait of the artist as a tender guy and describes the country as a mosaic of person cultures, Dreiser’s trip bargains a number of varied classes. half travelogue, half autobiography, half selection of essays, A Hoosier vacation lays out the panorama of a kingdom that ceased to exist as soon as the road unfurled around the map." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

By 1914, Theodore Dreiser was once a profitable author residing in manhattan. He had now not been again to his domestic kingdom in over twenty years. whilst his buddy Franklin sales space approached him with the assumption of using from big apple to Indiana, Dreiser’s reaction to sales space was once fast: "All my lifestyles I’ve been contemplating making a comeback journey to Indiana and writing a publication approximately it." alongside the course, Dreiser recorded his impressions of the folk and land in phrases whereas his touring spouse sketched a few of these scenes. during this reflective story, Dreiser and sales space go 4 states to reach at Indiana and the websites and stories of Dreiser’s adolescence in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Evansville, Warsaw, and his 365 days at Indiana University.

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