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'Who among us has not felt his heart beat a little faster at the sight of a plane soaring into a wide blue sky, or admired the fellow who tears up the gas bills? ...In this engaging and finely written book, Richard Grant, a restless Englishman and something of an itinerant himself seeks out the wanderers, the rootless, the "legion of drifters, grifters, hoboes and tramps". Grant traces their historical antecedents (the ghosts of the title are the nomadic horsemen of the American West) and ponders what drives a man to spend his life in motion ...He is a first-class writer ...I enjoyed this book immensely' Sara Wheeler, Daily Telegraph

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780349112688
ISBN-10: 0349112681
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 155mm x 22mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Abacus
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Grant

Richard Grant has written extensively for the GUARDIAN, ESQUIRE, GQ, the OBSERVER etc.

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