When rail rider Michael Slater gets smacked in the head by a power line while riding a train through Detroit, it sets his life on a course no boxcar could follow. A few years later, working as a speed-popping video editor in New York, Slater is cursed with watching his past unfold on the screens in his editing suite. He watches the story of his fellow stowaway Harp Maitland and how the two of them outrun drug dealers, crooked cops, and small-town creeps without ever being particularly sympathetic: as Slater concludes, qthe doomed... have no need for guilt.qWhat would you do with the most beautiful sand dunes in America? Lay out there and smoke dope? Build sand castles? Maybe take my sister out in a dune buggy and try not to get sand in the wrong places? Something like that? Am I right?
|Title||:||Wire to Wire|
|Publisher||:||Tin House Books - 2011-05-24|