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Does anyone have any good book recommendations about the hobo life.?
Down and Out in Paris & London. Orwell.

The First Third. Neal Cassady.

Naked Lunch. WS Burroughs.
 
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Tracks.
Such a good book.
 
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"Walk Across America". Read it when I was a kid and it stuck with me. It's a big part of why I chose this lifestyle..
That author also wrote two follow-up books.
Another good one is 'Travels With Lizbeth'. It is very real.
(Different author)
 

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Louis L'amour Education of a Wandering Man
Jon Krakauer Into the Wild
Aaron Dactyl Railroad Semantics
 
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Evasion is extremely good, I found it in a used bookstore, and it's all about the hobo life

Steal This Book is good too, but it talks a lot more about actual revolution stuff life combat, homemade bombs, etc
 
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Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Have spacesuit will Travel
 

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Evasion is extremely good, I found it in a used bookstore, and it's all about the hobo life
not to piss on your opinions, but while the evasion book is well written, i don't consider it to be an accurate representation of hobo culture. it's highly romanticized, and the guy that wrote it is definitely a vegan fascist ("former vegans should be outed online") and super misogynist ("the best scam i ever invented was a girlfriend"). also, the back cover is particularly offensive to homeless people.

so yeah, not something i would tell people they should emulate.

i feel like i should also point out that i knew the author personally for quite a few years, even before the book was published.
 

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not to piss on your opinions, but while the evasion book is well written, i don't consider it to be an accurate representation of hobo culture. it's highly romanticized, and the guy that wrote it is definitely a vegan fascist ("former vegans should be outed online") and super misogynist ("the best scam i ever invented was a girlfriend"). also, the back cover is particularly offensive to homeless people.

so yeah, not something i would tell people they should emulate.

i feel like i should also point out that i knew the author personally for quite a few years, even before the book was published.
Did you not like the guy?
 

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