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Fiction books
Nonfiction books

Fiction Books

All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.

Abbey, Edward. The Fool’s Progress : An Honest Novel. 1988.

Berg, Elizabeth. The Pull of the Moon. 1996.
     Also available: Large Type

Bloom, Amy. Away. 2007.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Bruckheimer, Linda. Dreaming Southern. 1999.

Campbell, Helen. Turnip Blues. 1998.

Carey, Peter. Parrot and Olivier in America. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Codrescu, Andrei. Wakefield. 2004.

Dicks, Matthew. Unexpectedly Milo. 2010.

Doig, Ivan. Ride With Me Mariah Montana. 1990.

Edwards, Louis. Oscar Wilde Discovers America. 2003.

Ehrenhaft, Daniel. The After Life. 2006. (Teen Fiction EHR).

Evans, Richard Paul. The Walk. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Faulkner, William. The Reivers: A Reminiscence. 1962.

Fitch, Stona. Give + Take. 2010.

Frazier, Charles. Cold Mountain. 1997.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Friesen, Jonathan. Jerk, California. 2008. (Teen Fiction FRI).

Gordon, Jaimy. She Drove Without Stopping. 1990.

Greenberg, Joanne. Where the Road Goes. 1998.
     Also available: Large Type

Greene, Bob. All Summer Long. 1993.

Hale, Benjamin. The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore. 2011.
Also available: Digital Player

Harrison, Jim. The English Major. 2008.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Higgins, Kristan. My One and Only. 2011. (Adult Romance HIG).

Kerouac, Jack. On the Road. 1957.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Kesey, Ken. The Further Inquiry. 1990.

King,James. Bill Warrington’s Last Chance. 2010.
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Kingsolver, Barbara. The Bean Trees. 1988.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Knight, Arthur Winfield. Blue Skies Falling. 2001.

Larsen, Reif. The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet. 2009.

MacEnulty, Pat. Picara. 2009.

Macomber, Debbie. A Turn in the Road. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Mason, Bobbie Ann. In Country. 1985.

Matson, Morgan. Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour. 2010.

McLarty, Ron. The Memory of Running. 2004.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

McManus, James. Going to the Sun. 1996.

McMurtry, Larry. Cadillac Jack. 1982.

Mengestu, Dinaw. How to Read the Air. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Millet, Lydia. Oh Pure and Radiant Heart. 2005.

Monroe, Mary Alice. The Butterfly’s Daughter. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Nadzam, Bonnie. Lamb. 2011.
     Also available: CD

Nathan, Micah. Losing Graceland. 2011.

Pickett, Rex. Sideways. 2004.
     Also available: CD

Picoult, Jodi. Songs of the Humpback Whale: A Novel in Five Voices. 1992.

Piper, Steffan. Greyhound. 2010.

Pitts, Jr., Leonard. Before I Forget. 2009.

Saknussemm, Kris. Reverend America. 2012.

Seitz, Nicole. Saving Cicadas. 2009.

Sher, Ira. Singer. 2009.

Simpson, Mona. Anywhere But Here. 1986.
     Also available: Large Type

Spiotta, Dana. Eat the Document. 2006.

Stolls, Amy. The Ninth Wife. 2011.

Tagliavini, Gabriela. The Colors of Memory. 2001.

Tyler, Anne. Ladder of Years. 1995.
     Also available: Large Type

Wiggs, Susan. The Goodbye Quilt. 2011. (Adult Romance WIG).
     Also available: Large Type, CD, Digital Player

Zadoorian, Michael. The Leisure Seeker. 2009.

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Nonfiction Books

Algeo. Matthew.  Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Road Trip. 2009. (973.918 A).

Bryson, Bill.  I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America after Twenty Years Away. 1999. (973.92 B).
     Also available: Large Type, eBook

Bryson, Billl. The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America. 1989. (917.304 B).

Frazier, Ian . Great Plains. 1989. (978 F).

Heat Moon, William Least. Blue Highways: A Journey Into America. 1982. (917.304 H).
     Also available: Large Type, eAudiobook

Horwitz, Tony. Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War. 1998. (973.7 H).

Jackson, Dan. Old Bug: The Spiritual Quest Of A Skeptical Guy On A Road Trip Across America With A Long Lost Friend In A Beat-Up Beetle. 2007. (204 J).

Jentz, Terri. Strange Piece of Paradise. 2006. (364.1555 J).

Lindamood, Jean. Road Trips, Head Trips, and Other Car-crazed Writings. 1996. (810.80355 R).

McMurtry, Larry. Roads: Driving America's Great Highways. 2000. (917.304929 M).
     Also available: Large Type

Melville, Greg. Greasy Rider: Two Dudes, One Fry-oil-powered Car, and a Cross-country Search for a Greener Future. 2008. (333.720922 M).

Paterniti, Michael. Driving Mr. Albert: A Trip across America with Einstein’s Brain.
2000. (910.4 P).
     Also available: Large Type

Pirsig, Robert M. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values. 1974. (B P6728.ze).
     Also available: CD

Sparks, Nicholas and Micah Sparks. Three Weeks with My Brother.
2004. (818.54 S7365.th).
     Also available: CD, eBook

Steinbeck, John. Travels with Charley; In Search of America. 1962. (917.3 S).

Sullivan, Robert. Cross Country: Fifteen Years and Ninety Thousand Miles on the Roads and Interstates of America. 2006. (917.30493 S).

Thompson, Hunter. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream. 1971. (818.54 T4726.fe).
     Also available: eAudiobook

Vowell, Sarah. Assassination Vacation. 2005. (973.099 V).
     Also available: CD

Wilke, Joanne. Eight Women, Two Model Ts, and the American West.
2007. (917.8033 W).

Wolfe, Tom.  Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. 1968. (309.173 W)

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