So here is my first finished book of 2019, and since I also share a blog about reading and reviewing literature, I decided to double dip and post my review over there. So here’s my look at George Mahood’s Not Tonight Josephine: Travels Through Small Town America.
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I’m a sucker for road trip books, especially those that involve a journey across the U.S. I think it’s because I’ve always wanted to do a cross-country trek and even in my younger years never got or took the chance. Anyway, I’ve read a number of the classic trek tales: Steinbeck’s Travels With Charley in Search of America, William Least Heat-Moon’s Blue Highways, and even Kerouac’s On the Road (which, if I’m desperate, may get its own episode one day). I even have had the chance to dig into less well-known works, such as the outstanding book Cross-Country by Robert Sullivan. So, when Amazon offered up George Mahood’s Not Tonight Josephine at a deep discount (either $.99 or $1.99), I added it to my Kindle.
Mahood is an English travel writer who has written a number of other books and in this one, written in 2016, he recalls…
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