Disable All Advertising
Image
EAN-139781550225464   EAN-13 barcode 9781550225464
Product NameGhost Rider: Travels On The Healing Road
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 1550225464
SKUACOUK_BOOK_USEDLIKENEW_1550225464
Price New12.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used8.61 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width1.33 inches    (convert)
Height9.22 inches    (convert)
Length6.36 inches    (convert)
Weight31.04 ounces    (convert)
AuthorNeil Peart
Page Count400
BindingHardcover
Published09/01/2002
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long DescriptionA bold narrative written by a man trying to stay alive by staying on the move. Within a ten-month period, Neil Peart suffered family losses so devastating that they left him a ghost — physically a man but with nothing inside: no hope, meaning, faith, or desire to keep living. One year after the first tragedy, Neil was choosing between life and his own death. Finally, all he could decide was motion. He got on his BMW R1100GS motorcycle, and over the next 14 months, rode 55,000 miles, in search of a reason to live. On a journey of escape, exile, and exploration, he travelled from Quebec to Alaska, down the Canadian and American coasts and western regions, to Mexico and Belize, and finally back to Quebec. While riding "the Healing Road," Neil recorded in his journals his progress and setbacks in the grieving/healing process, and the pain of constantly reliving his losses. He also recorded with dazzling, colourful, entertaining, and moving artistry, the enormous range of his travel adventures, from the mountains to the sea, from the deserts to Arctic ice, and the dozens of memorable people, characters, friends, and relatives he met along the way, and who increasingly contributed to his healing and sense of meaning and purpose. He begins the journey with nothing, "the Ghost Rider." What he finally attains is joy, love, and indelible memories of the most extraordinary journey of his life. Ghost Rider is a bold, brilliantly written, intense, exciting, and ultimately triumphant narrative memoir from a gifted writer and musician, who started out as a man reduced to trying to stay alive by staying on the move. 2002 Drainie-Taylor Biography Prize finalist. Over 80,000 copies sold. Globe & Mail and Amazon.com bestseller.
Similar Items9781419643156: Over The Handlebars: A Selection Of Motorcycle Stories
0888072382572: R40 Live [3 CD/DVD Combo]
9781770413481: Far and Wide: Bring That Horizon to Me!
9781770412576: Far and Near: On Days Like These
9781770410596: Far And Away: A Prize Every Time
9780965478526: Jupiters Travels: Four Years Around The World On A Triumph
9781770411210: Clockwork Angels
9780380978922: Clockwork Angels
9780340718131: Clockwork Angels
9780061340741: Clockwork Angels
9781770410589: Far And Away: A Prize Every Time
9781579401429: Roadshow: Landscape With Drums: A Concert Tour By Motorcycle
9781550226645: Traveling Music : The Soundtrack To My Life And Times
9781550226676: The Masked Rider: Cycling In West Africa
Created02-26-2012 7:30:08pm
Modified05-01-2020 5:09:45pm
MD5aa0c9a4d788b5542380c4f146e457b09
SHA25605eccec8b870fb300843e087b1a91125a835cd3b2f3fbc2d07b6ca155b687fc3
Search Googleby EAN or by Title
Query Time0.0423059

An article of interest

Site News and Events

Winter storm took us off-line

Due to the winter storm here in Salem Oregon, we went off-line at around 1am on Saturday February 13th.

We have battery backups, commercial level internet and off-site redundant backups. But because most of the county lost power and our battery backups only last a couple hours, our servers all shut down. Internet in the area was out as well due to the ice storm. Trees took out power lines, phone lines and internet lines all over the state.

We restored power to the building through the use of a generator, but the internet was still off-line until crews could restore the cables.

We are still experiencing some intermittent issues because the servers didn't get a totally clean shutdown when the power went out and recovery checks are taking a long time to examine all of the drives.

Things should be back to normal soon.

Sorry for the trouble.