Coming and Going on Bikes: Essaying the Motorcycle (Riding Home)

Coming and Going on Bikes: Essaying the Motorcycle (Riding Home)

by Jack Lewis

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Overview

Since his first feature in Motorcyclist magazine, contributing editor Jack Lewis has set a high bar in polarizing the readership. Letters to the editor may brim with love or sizzle with hatred, but are never indifferent. Castigated by his editor for routinely doubling his allotted space, this "rider's cut" provides a deeper glimpse into the mind behind "Stoned to the Bone" and "Dancing with the Devil."

Published here for the first time at their original length, this six-pack of stories (including the classic “Riding Home,”) takes you from wide open desert to twisting mountain roads. You’ll get a panoramic view through the writer’s rose-colored visor. Lewis knows why lovers laugh and riders ride, and lays it out here with style and integrity.

More stored energy than a gallon of gas, for about the same money.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012017048
Publisher: Litsam
Publication date: 01/03/2011
Series: Coming and Going on Bikes , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 976,070
File size: 439 KB

About the Author

Jack Lewis writes adventure articles for Motorcyclist magazine, short stories that have appeared in anthologies and magazines and occasional odd little books from the cultured environs of a battered pine table that he really should move closer to the wood stove in the winter.

A veteran of OIF III and Cold War service in Korea, Lewis never advanced beyond the grade of staff sergeant, but has done other jobs along the way including lineman, busboy, furniture builder, reporter, circuit designer, hotel manager and hardware clerk. With a BA from Washington State University and an MFA from the University of Southern California, what else was he going to do? Actually, this is a serious question. If you have a legitimate job offer, the author would like to hear from you pronto. Writing books is harder than he thought it would be.

Occasional windfalls of fortune have included placement in Andrew Carroll’s anthology Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience, nomination for a Pushcart prize and award of the D.B Houston Journalism prize.

Lewis lives in a suburb of Seattle, Washington with his wife, a variable population of barely manageable children and a couple of remarkably well-behaved dogs. He enjoys a decent cigar now and then, has noticed that his taste in Scotch improves rapidly when you're buying... and thanks you for buying this book.

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