Road Fever by Tim Cahill
(Vintage Departures)

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Tim Cahill reports on the road trip to end all road trips: a journey that took him from Tierra del Fuego to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in a record-breaking twenty three and a half days.


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About Tim Cahill

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Tim Cahill, a well-known journalist, has been a Contributing Editor to Rolling Stone, a columnist for Outside and has been published in The New York Times. He is also the author of multiple travel bestsellers, including LOST IN MY OWN BACKYARD (Crown ‘04), HOLD THE ENLIGHTENMENT (Vintage ’03), PASS THE BUTTERWORMS (Vintage ’98), JAGUARS RIPPED MY FLESH (Vintage ’96), PECKED TO DEATH BY DUCKS (Vintage ’94), ROAD FEVER (Vintage ’92), and A WOLVERINE IS EATING MY LEG (Vintage ’89).
 
Published November 30, 2011 by Vintage. 288 pages
Genres: Travel, Action & Adventure, Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Ripsnorting, tire-screeching blacktop meltdown as Cahill (A Wolverine is Eating My Leg, 1989, etc.) and a professional endurance-driver barrel their way in a pickup truck from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic Circle in 23 days.

Feb 28 1991 | Read Full Review of Road Fever (Vintage Departures)

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Cahill literally backs up the narrative and takes a running start on his account of the drive itself, so that it's not until Page 127 that Sowerby and Cahill actually set out on their speed run: "Let's see what this baby'll do," Sowerby comments dryly.

Feb 27 1991 | Read Full Review of Road Fever (Vintage Departures)

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