Sean & David's Long Drive

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Lonely Planet Publications, 1996 - Travel - 289 pages
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Sean Condon is young, urban and a connoisseur of hair wax. He can't drive, and he doesn't really travel well.

So when Sean and his friend David set out to explore Australia in a duck-egg blue 1966 Ford Falcon, the result is a decidedly offbeat look at life on the road. Over 14,000 death-defying kilometers, our heroes check out the re-runs on tv, get fabulously drunk, listen to Neil Young and wonder why they ever left home.

Sean & David's Long Drivemixes sharp insights with deadpan humor and outright lies. Crank it up and read it out loud.

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

This was a gentle, inoffensive drive for me when I read it all those years ago. A slightly different travelogue to those I'm used to, as Sean would cut away from the "action" to give his ratings on ... Read full review

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User Review  - skinglist - LibraryThing

I read this book after I was here last time but it meant more now that I've seen more of Australia. I thought Sean was a bit whiny at times and I can't agree with his thoughts on backpackers==we're not all *that* bad but it's not a bad read. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
286
Section 3
288
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About the author (1996)

Sean Condon has written for "The Age, The Good Weekend," and" The Herald Sun Sunday Magazine." He is the author of the humorous travel narratives "Drive Thru America, My 'Dam Life, "and "Sean and David's Long Drive, "and the novel" Film."

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