An intimate adventure throughout The us, as instructed by way of certainly one of its such a lot cherished writers
To listen to the speech of the actual The us, to sniff the grass and the timber, to look the colours and the sunshine—those had been John Steinbeck’s targets as he set out, at the age of 50-8, to rediscover the rustic he were writing approximately for such a lot of years.

With Charley, his French poodle, Steinbeck drives the interstates and the rustic roads, dines with truckers, encounters bears at Yellowstone and antique pals in San Francisco. Alongside the way in which he displays at the American persona, racial hostility, the specific type of American loneliness he reveals virtually in all places, and  the sudden kindness of strangers.