Breakfast at the Exit Cafe

Breakfast at the Exit Cafe

Travels Through America

eBook - 2010
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Part travelogue, part exploration-a road trip into the reality behind the cultural myth that is America. Breakfast at the Exit Cafe begins as a personal story-told in alternating voices by two travellers and writers-of a journey by car from British Columbia around the rim of the United States. It soon becomes a journey of exploration. For Grady, whose forebears were slaves who came to Canada in the 1880s, this is a journey through fear, racism, and violence into his own family roots. For Simonds, who grew up a lonely Canadian in the American School of Campinas, Brazil, it is a journey into the.
Publisher: New York : Douglas & McIntyre, 2010
ISBN: 9781553656562
Characteristics: 1 online resource (321 p.)
Additional Contributors: Simonds, Merilyn


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Jun 23, 2015

I found the part where they enter the deep South the most interesting.
Also, I liked Wayne's writing style more than his wife.

Jan 14, 2013

A travel story taken by Canadian husband and wife writers, each with their own running commentary of their travels and experiences where they start in Vancouver BC, head south along the West Coast and then east into mountains, and then the desert and further south into Texas. Trapsing into the South and slowly winding back North to Canada over a two month period with their little Echo. Curiosity is interesting idea dealt with the end of how we differ in the what we (Canadians) deem the meaning to be and how Americans would believe it to mean. Loved the dualing dialogues.

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