The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey. Douglas Brinkley.

The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey

ISBN: 9780151556946
New York, NY: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. "What happens when a young history professor and a philosopher-trucker with a custom-fitted "majic bus" take seventeen undergraduates across America in a learning-adventure-on-wheels?"(front flap) This early work by Douglas Brinkley, who has gone on to become a premier Beat & American cultural historical writer, chronicles this adventure undertaken in the spirit of an On-the-Roadesque cross-continental quest. Among those visited by the professor & his lucky students is William S. Burroughs, Ken Kesey & many other American cultural & countercultural icons. This copy is signed by Brinkley on the first title page: "Oct. 1993(underlined)/For Nancy-/Hope you enjoy this celebration/of America/Best Wishes/(signed) Douglas Brinkley" In very fine condition with only a vertical row of tiny gauges on front board, & very mild rubbing & spotting to top & bottom edges. With owner's (addressee of author's citation) signature. A wonderful rarity. Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #1571]

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