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In 1894, an eighteen-year-old Jack London quit his job shoveling coal, hopped a freight train, and left California on the first leg of a ten thousand-mile odyssey. His adventure was an exaggerated version of the unemployed migrations made by millions of boys, men, and a few women during the original "great depression of the 1890s. By taking to the road, young wayfarers like London forged a vast hobo subculture that was both a product of the new urban industrial order and a challenge to it. As London's experience suggests, ...

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    • Title: The Road by Todd Depastino
    • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780813538068, 0813538068
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    • Edition: 2006 None edition
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