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Free spirit : growing up on the road and off the grid

Author: Joshua Safran
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Tells the harrowing, yet wryly funny story of Safran's childhood chasing the perfect life off the grid--and how he and his mother survived the imperfect one they found instead. More than just a coming-of age story, "Free Spirit" is a journey of the spirit, as Safran reconnects with his Jewish roots; a tale of overcoming adversity; and a captivating read about a childhood unlike any other.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Biography
Named Person: Joshua Safran; Joshua Safran; Joshua Safran
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Safran
ISBN: 9781401324605 1401324606
OCLC Number: 795757154
Description: viii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: Saigon Moses --
Parental truths --
The day before the apocalypse --
Life as a verb --
Back to the land --
Two eyes are better than three --
The extraterrestrials --
Little Man won't get high --
Wanderings in the wilderness --
Decepticon --
On bended knee --
The groom --
The descent of man --
The fall of Carthage --
If a tree falls--
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Rainfall --
A kind of normal --
Men don't cry --
Bankruptcy --
The revolution --
The promised land.
Responsibility: Joshua Safran.

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Tells the harrowing, yet wryly funny story of Safran's childhood chasing the perfect life off the grid--and how he and his mother survived the imperfect one they found instead. More than just a coming-of age story, "Free Spirit" is a journey of the spirit, as Safran reconnects with his Jewish roots; a tale of overcoming adversity; and a captivating read about a childhood unlike any other.
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