Road Trip

Mark Rozema (Author)
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Description

Road Trip is a collection of autobiographical essays that honor the places, people and other living creatures that have given shape and meaning to one man's life. Framed by essays about the life and death of loved ones, the book explores the importance of family, friendship and what it means to care for another human being. Above all, Road Trip is about transformations that happen in ways we may not always understand or welcome--it's about travelling down unknown and unexpected roads with good humor, generosity and a spirit of adventure.

Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
Boreal Books
Publish Date
September 15, 2015
Pages
144
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.4 X 8.0 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
ISBN/EAN
9781597099943
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About the Author

Mark Rozema was raised in the mountain town of Flagstaff, Arizona. His formative years were spent in the bed of a pickup truck, careening down dusty Reservation roads, exploring remote canyons with his dingo-Aussie mutt. Adulthood found him on farms, fishing boats, fire lines, in group homes, and in classrooms. After leaving Arizona, he wandered through Utah, Alaska, and Montana, eventually landing in Washington, where he now tutors students at Edmonds Community College. He received an MFA from the University of Montana in 1990. His writing celebrates the ways in which identity is shaped by relationships to landscape, community and family. His essays can be found in various journals, including Flyway, Weber Studies, Isthmus, Under The Sun, Sport Literate, and Superstition Review. He lives in Shoreline, Washington, with his wife, daughter, and two dogs. Road Trip is his first book.

Reviews

"A series of essays delicately evoking nature's power and mystery. . . . Rozema meditates on wildness, living, and dying; on spirituality, transcendence, and epiphany; and on music, friendship, and longing. . . . A brief but impressive debut collection."

--Kirkus Reviews

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