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Author Williams, Clifford, 1943-

Title One more train to ride : the underground world of modern American hoboes / Cliff Williams (Oats)
Published Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, [2003]
©2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 161 page, 3 unnumbered pages) : illustrations
Contents Foreword / Gypsy Moon -- Catchin' Out for Freedom / Guitar Whitey -- The Texas Madman -- What Is a Hobo? -- One More Train to Ride / Hobo Liberty Justice -- New York Slim -- What Is It Like to Be on a Moving Freight Train? -- Roving / Gideon -- Dante Fucwha -- Catching a Moving Boxcar -- The Hobo's Heart / Virginia Slim -- Frog -- Waiting for a Train -- A Woman on the Go / Cinderbox Cindy -- Shayla -- Philosophy of Hoboing -- Clearing the Yard / Bo Britt Eddie -- Stretch -- Arrested -- Shanty by the Main / Iowa Blackie -- Hobo Monikers -- Shortstop -- Drawing by Shortstop -- In the Jungle -- Sitting Around Our Little Fires / Oklahoma Slim -- B -- Photos -- A Hobo Story -- The Hobo and His Bedroll / Bo Britt Eddie -- Preacher Steve -- Good Turns -- Making a Nighttime Run -- New York Grizzly -- Hobo Advice -- There's a Little Bit of Tex in Me / Hood River Blackie -- Iwegan -- Roll Call of the Departed -- A Hobo's Remembrance -- Road Hog -- Hobo Songs -- Softly by Tracks / Buzz Potter -- Raquel -- Death and Injury on the Rails -- The Road to Nowhere / Dr. Poet -- Adman -- Hobo's Lament / Virginia Slim -- A Bindle Stiff's Last Ride / Drummond Mansfield -- Drawing by Drummond Mansfield
Summary [Drawn from intimate interviews with 14 modern-day "steel rail nomads," "One More Train to Ride provides a revealing picture of today's American hobo. Interspersed with their stories are original poems and songs echoing the ancient lyricism and loneliness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 163)
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Subject Tramps -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253106877
0253216524 (paperback)
0253343682 (cloth)
1282075578
9780253106872
9780253216526 (paperback)
9780253343680 (cloth)
9781282075573