The Last Great Road Bum

‘The Last Great Road Bum’ is brilliant in its contemplation of a particularly American restlessness, innocence and foolishness.

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Review of ‘The Last Great Road Bum’

Drawing from a discovered cache of journals, letters and unpublished fiction, Héctor Tobar’s third novel, The Last Great Road Bum, follows the true peregrinations of Joe Sanderson, denizen of Urbana, Illinois. Privileged and corn-fed, Joe goes where his whim takes him, and his family even pays for him to do so, their money wired to…

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