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This is the edition with a publication date of 7/18/2011.
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No one said life on the road would be easy. Navigating the rails, mapping bus lines, and hitching rides. Dealing with hunger when you don't have a nickel to chew on. Picking up an odd job here and making a few bucks there. But that's why it's exciting. It's one hell of an adventure. It's a thrilling road to follow if you're up to the challenge. And this book's your back-pocket saving grace. As you flip to the next flop, you'll need to know how to get by in order to stay one step ahead. Realize: a hobo isn't some bum looking for a handout. You need to be ready to put in the effort. If you want to make your way in the Jungle and along your route, you need the know-how provided within. This is the textbook to your open-road education.
Josh Mack has worked as a painter, carpenter, advertising copywriter, and freelance writer. Over the years, he has crisscrossed the continental U.S. nine times and spent a year traveling through India and Nepal by foot, train, bus, motorcycle, and the occasional burro. When he isn't on the road, he lives in New York City.
Table of Contents
|Hobo Aptitude Test||p. xi|
|Why Do You Want to be a Hobo? (If it's for the Fame and Fortune, You're Out of Luck)|
|The New Hobo Code|
|Getting Started||p. 1|
|The Hobo Evolution|
|Getting Ready||p. 23|
|Traveling Light or Heavy|
|Getting Going||p. 47|
|Where are You Going and How Will You Get There?|
|Getting Settled||p. 71|
|Finding a Bed for the Night and, Ideally, a Meal|
|Getting By||p. 95|
|Getting Going (Again)||p. 113|
|A Wise Hobo is a Happy Hobo|
|Getting Out of a Jam||p. 141|
|Wait, What? I'm Arrested? and Other Sticky Situations|
|Remembering Where You've Been|
|Appendix A||p. 167|
|Tips For the Modern-Day Hobo|
|Appendix B||p. 173|
|The Hobo Cookbook|
|Appendix C||p. 185|
|Essential Macgyver Skills|
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