The Kindness of Strangers: Penniless Across America

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Berkley Books, 1996 - Religion - 246 pages
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Mike McIntyre set out to walk from coast to coast without a dime in his pocket. This is the story behind his six-week adventure. Through his journey, the journalist became involved with people from all walks of life--and learned that sometimes those who give the most are the ones with the least to spare.

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User Review  - grandpahobo - LibraryThing

This travelogue recounts the authors trip hitchhiking across the US. The main characters of the book are the people he meets along the way. His experiences provide a transition between these stories. I found the book fascinating, insightful and (at times) moving. Read full review

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User Review  - JechtShot - LibraryThing

Mike McIntyre leaves his job as a journalist in an attempt to fulfill a dream of traveling across the US without a penny. All items, aside from clothes and a sleeping bag, would be available if, and ... Read full review


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