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American Nomad (English Edition)
 
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American Nomad (English Edition) [Formato Kindle]

Frank Pickard

Prezzo Kindle: EUR 2,68 include IVA (dove applicabile) e il download wireless gratuito con Amazon Whispernet


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The first novel in the Jewel Legacy trilogy. Second novel due December, 2013.

The late 1950s defined America for a post-war generation. Tract housing was devouring farmland, and rock and roll music was dividing the generations. Disneyland, transistor radios, automobiles and televisions were molding a new American culture, and highways like Route 66 were transforming the country into a nomadic society.
Jewel’s family was moving too, from one military duty station in the Azores to another on the shores of Waikiki, but they had to traverse the American continent to get there. Loaded into the family’s new Chevy Nomad station wagon, they began their three-week journey across an undulating tapestry of quirky relatives, motor hotels, blossoming gas stations, chrome-plated diners, national parks, and the turbulent emotions swirling around their own family.
Writing in his Big Chief tablet, seven-year old Jewel documented their coast-to-coast trip, not realizing that he would change faster than the landscape rushing past his window. Along the way, he’d discover a father with god-like strength and authority, who spared no rods and captained the Nomad like a disciplined soldier, and a porcelain mother who threatened to shatter at the slightest bump in the road. Older brother Charlie was a compass to be admired and revered, but never followed. Deep in the soil of his family, Jewel found his roots and learned to appreciate cousins in ways he’d never imagined. He'd also forge his own rules about life and love and family values at a time when it mattered most.
Now, introspective about the journey, Jewel reflects on the outcome of the events and people who were part of the AMERICAN NOMAD. Where did the road ultimately lead everyone? Did they survive into the future with him, or did fires of their own making consume them, and has time given Jewel greater understanding about the events of that single month in the summer of 1957?
AMERICAN NOMAD has delightful humor, haunting images of sadness and powerful expressions of love.

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  • Formato: Formato Kindle
  • Dimensioni file: 897 KB
  • Lunghezza stampa: 183
  • Utilizzo simultaneo di dispositivi: illimitato
  • Venduto da: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • ASIN: B00AYJPMFK
  • Da testo a voce: Abilitato
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Amazon.com: 4.8 su 5 stelle  12 recensioni
2 di 2 persone hanno trovato utile la seguente recensione
5.0 su 5 stelle Great book 7 marzo 2014
Di Keith A., Jasberg - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
Formato:Formato Kindle
I loved this book. Brought back many of my own memories of traveling with my family. I was touched with the honesty of Frank Pickard's approach to his story of his life with his family. I'm am looking forward to reading his next book.
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4.0 su 5 stelle Don't Miss This One! 16 luglio 2013
Di Kelly Morris - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
Formato:Formato Kindle|Acquisto verificato
Though a 1957 Chevy Nomad station wagon is the vehicle transporting the family, the real nomad of this book is Jewel, a wryly observant young boy who begins his journey into manhood on their cross-country trip. At times hilarious and heart wrenching, 'American Nomad' is a complex and compelling tale of familial relationships, how they shape and ultimately define us. A must-read!
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5.0 su 5 stelle An Honest, Raw Account of a Simpler Time 2 giugno 2013
Di MGuillen - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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In a modern world of all show and no substance, American Nomad gives an unabridged account of life in the fifties. Each character is brought to life not only by the story, but also by the author's personal experiences outside of the linear storyline. If you enjoy enjoy reading literature which the author expresses pure vulnerability, this is the novel for you.
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5.0 su 5 stelle Fantastic! 20 maggio 2013
Di SAnne - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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I loved American Nomad, the author takes you on a journey across America through the eyes of a young boy. This honest portrayal of life is a breath of fresh air, it makes me remember what it was like to be a child. Definitely worth reading!
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5.0 su 5 stelle Memories of growing up 13 marzo 2013
Di Terry E Mosley - Pubblicato su Amazon.com
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Frank's book brings back memories of road trips with my grandfather during the 1960's. My brother and I had some real adventures stopping at the roadside motels. It's a great book for reminiscing.

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