The Ways of the Hobo

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Garrett County Press, Jun 7, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 131 pages
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Composed at the turn of the century by A No. 1, the famous tramp, The Ways of the Hobo presents a United States where losing oneself in the landscape of America was truly possible. This is a world where identities are re-imagined in seconds and travel is as thrilling as it is dangerous. Follow A No. 1 as he travels amid the foothills of the Alleghenies, Lake Erie, Kansas City, San Diego, Oceanside and all points in between. The Ways of the Hobo is part of a large series authored and self-published by A No. 1. The series is a primer on subculture, counterculture, and anti-authoritarianism -- a must for any train fanatic or anyone intrigued by the lives of hoboes and tramps.

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Chapter I The Brethren of the Road
Chapter II Honor and Gratitude Among Tramps
Chapter III He Who Laughs Last Laughs Best
Chapter IV Queer Tricks of an Odd Vocation
Chapter V Hoboes and Hoodoos
Chapter VI Harvesting

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A No. 1" is Leon Ray Livingston (1872-1944) one of the most famous hobos who ever lived. He wrote and self-published many books on hobo culture and train travel.

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