Summer Reading Over the past few weeks, we've been featuring books written long ago, that make great summer reading. This week's installment is Theodore Dreiser's A Hoosier Holiday (1916, republished 1997 Indiana University Press). Jacki talks to University of New Orleans Professor of History, Douglas Brinkley about the book that started a long lineage of books about the open road. Brinkley has made a speciality of this genre of books, and every few summers takes a group of his students traveling across America. He's written about that experience in The Magic Bus: An American Odyssey. (Harcourt Brace, 1993)
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Summer Reading

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Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Over the past few weeks, we've been featuring books written long ago, that make great summer reading. This week's installment is Theodore Dreiser's A Hoosier Holiday (1916, republished 1997 Indiana University Press). Jacki talks to University of New Orleans Professor of History, Douglas Brinkley about the book that started a long lineage of books about the open road. Brinkley has made a speciality of this genre of books, and every few summers takes a group of his students traveling across America. He's written about that experience in The Magic Bus: An American Odyssey. (Harcourt Brace, 1993)