I was looking for a street

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Countryman Press, Sep 1, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 143 pages
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The author recounts his childhood as an orphan in Los Angeles, and his experiences as a hobo during the Depression

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Review: I Was Looking for a Street

User Review  - Ron Hefner - Goodreads

This book is a treasure. The great Willeford tells the story of his youth, being a depression-era hobo and riding the rails at the age of 11, with his typical dispassionate style. Yet, it's not ... Read full review

Review: I Was Looking for a Street

User Review  - Drake Savage - Goodreads

A blunt and matter-of-fact adventure of an honest transient soul, and what it means, in the long run, to be a true American. From Willeford's bouts of poverty and desperation to his triumphs of hard ... Read full review

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