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NEW HOBO BOOK PUBLISHED "One More Train to Ride"

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by KaBar2, Sep 9, 2004.

  1. KaBar2

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    NEW HOBO BOOK PUBLISHED "One More Train to Ride"

    Discussion started by KaBar2 - Sep 9, 2004

    An acquaintance of mine, Cliff "Oats" Williams, who teaches at Trinity College in Deerfield, Illinois, just published a new collection of life stories, poems, songs and drawings by contemporary American hoboes.

    Oats is a regular attendee at the National Hobo Convention in Britt, Iowa since 1990.

    Catchin' out for freedom by Guitar Whitey.
    The Texas Madman
    What is a Hobo?
    One More Train to Ride by Liberty Justice
    New York Slim
    What is it like to be on a moving freight train?
    Roving by Gideon
    Dante Fucwha
    Catching a Moving Boxcar by Kabar
    The Hobo's Heart by Virginia Slim
    Frog
    Waiting for a Train
    A Woman on the Go by Cinderbox Cindy
    Shyla
    Philosophy of Hoboing (some by Kabar here, too)
    Clearing the Yard by Bo Britt Eddie
    Stretch (and Burlington Dog)
    Arrested
    Shanty By THe Main by Iowa Blackie
    Hobo Monikers
    Shortstop
    In The Jungle
    Sitting Around Our Little Fires by Oklahoma Slim
    "B"
    A Hobo Story
    A Hobo and his Bedroll
    Preacher Steve
    Good Turns
    Making a Nightime Run by Texas Madman
    New York Grizzly
    Hobo Advice
    There's a little bit of Tex in Me Hood River Blackie
    Iwegan
    Roll Call of the Departed
    A Hobo's Remembrance Luther the Jet
    Road Hog
    Hobo Songs
    Softly By Tracks Buzz Potter
    Raquel
    Death and Injury on the Rails
    The Road to Nowhere by Dr. Poet
    Adman
    Hobo's Lament by Virginia Slim
    A Bindle Stiff's Last Ride by Drummond Mansfield

    Good stuff--I enjoyed it a lot. Indiana University Press, Bloomington & Indianapolis.
    http://IUPRESS.INDIANA.EDU 1-800-842-6796
     
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    type R - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    i reviewed that book for a recent lit class. the poem by Buzz Potter was amazing.
     
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    THE CORONER - Replied Sep 10, 2004

    i wanan pick up that book i wonder if Indigo or Chapters would order it in

    it should be on Amazon, no?
     
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    ghostvandal - Replied Sep 11, 2004

    ..should be. i got hopping freight train in north america signed by the author on amazon.com
     
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    FADED-GLORY MAGAZINE#11-IN DEPTH STORY BY JOHN EASLEY, ABOUT RIDING A FREIGHT ACROSS STATES OUT WEST.

    ISSUE #3-INTERVIEW WITH NORTH BANK FRED

    ISSUE#5- INTERVIEW WITH IOWA BLACKIE(GREAT INTERVIEW)

    "ONE MORE TRAIN TO RIDE" IS A GOOD BOOK, GOT IT IN MY COLLECTION FOR SURE.
     
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