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Bowling Across America: 50 States in Rented Shoes
Bowling Across America: 50 States in Rented Shoes by Mike Walsh 0312366191 9780312366193
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Bowling Across America: 50 States in Rented Shoes by Mike Walsh

Inspired by his fathers unexpected passing, Mike Walsh, a 27 year-old Chicago advertising executive, quits his job to embark on a one-of-a-kind quest. The destination: bowling alleys in each of the 50 states. Though dubbed career suicide by colleagues, the endeavor soon touches a nerve among many peopleshy;shy;from frustrated middle managers to radio talk show hosts to a woman who merely identifies herself as Bowling Spice in an innuendo-laden email.Conversations and adventures with the people he finds in bowling alleys at all hours of the day and nightretired Maine lobstermen, saucy European nannies, recovering addicts, former bowling champions, college students, World War II vets and lingerie saleswomen, to name a fewcombine to form a picture of what America looks like while standing in a pair of rented shoes.Hilarious, insightful and at times moving, BOWLING ACROSS AMERICA is an epic journey that will enthrall readers everywhere.

Author: Mike Walsh

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 320

Publisher: St. Martins Press

Publication Date: 2008-10-28

Our Price: $3.85


ISBN: 0312366191

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