Breakfast at the Exit Cafe: Travels Through America

Breakfast at the Exit Cafe: Travels Through America

by Wayne Grady (Author), Merilyn Simonds (Author)
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Part travelogue, part exploration-a road trip into the reality behind the cultural myth that is America. Breakfast at the Exit Cafe begins as a personal story-told in alternating voices by two travellers and writers-of a journey by car from British Columbia around the rim of the United States. It soon becomes a journey of exploration. For Grady, whose forebears were slaves who came to Canada in the 1880s, this is a journey through fear, racism, and violence into his own family roots. For Simonds, who grew up a lonely Canadian in the American School of Campinas, Brazil, it is a journey into the heart of the ex-pat promised land, the nation of the American Dream.

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Publication date
September 25, 2010
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Page count
256
ISBN
9781553656562
Paper ISBN
9781553656562