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Back Roads Traveler: Discovering America Through Its Small Towns Thom Tansey

Back Roads Traveler: Discovering America Through Its Small Towns

Thom Tansey

Published April 1st 2012
ISBN : 9780615569734
Paperback
230 pages
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Traveler and author Thom Tansey sets out on a road journey to discover America through its small towns, chatting with people along the way, learning about them and their towns. And adding his own observations and experiences. He encounters aMoreTraveler and author Thom Tansey sets out on a road journey to discover America through its small towns, chatting with people along the way, learning about them and their towns. And adding his own observations and experiences. He encounters a beekeeper, a tattoo artist, a butterfly farmer, a sea-turtle hospital founder, a conch researcher, an apple grower, a migrant laborer, a goat herder, a miniature-donkey rancher, a produce stand owner, an airboat pilot, a master potter, among many others, all of whom discuss their stories in detail. Thom also learns about the towns themselves from knowledgable people living in them. Some towns are economically depressed due to the weak national and global economies. Other towns are thriving despite those economies. Thom takes the reader along to learn and experience with him the small towns and their people.