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Hit The Road Jack

Author : Gordon E. Slethaug
ISBN : 9780773540750
Genre : Literary Criticism
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All travelers know the seductive power of the open road and its suggestions of possibility, escape, renewal, and reinvention. Hit the Road, Jack is an interdisciplinary exploration of the significance of the road as reality and metaphor. Engaging with varied cultural mediums such as literature, reality television, philosophy, and political rhetoric, this collection delves deeply into the symbolic implications of the road. Insightful and accessible essays draw upon both classic "road" texts and films, while investigating themes of individual and national freedom, independence and mobility, and destiny. Referencing postmodern theory, gender and queer studies, as well as personal reminiscence and narrative research, Hit the Road, Jack considers the impact that identity - particularly race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation - has on the way various journeys are taken. While literary depictions of the road have a long history, scholarship about the phenomenon is sparse. This anthology makes a significant contribution to the study of the road, bringing to light aspects of its iconic status in American culture. Contributors include Paul Attinello (Newcastle University), Stacilee Ford (University of Hong Kong), Eleanor Heginbotham (University of Maryland), Susan Kuyper (Des Moines Area Community College), Gina Marchetti (University of Hong Kong), Cotton Seiler (Dickinson University), Max J. Skidmore (University of Missouri-Kansas City), Gordon Slethaug (University of Southern Denmark), Michael Truscello (Mount Royal University), and Wendy Zierler (Hebrew Union College -Jewish Institute of Religion, New York).

Hit The Road

Author : Caroline B. Cooney
ISBN : 9780375846571
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Brit has had her driver’s license only 11 days when her parents drop her off to stay at her grandmother’s house for two weeks while they go on vacation. Little do they know Brit is headed for a three-state road trip with Nannie to pick up her college roommates, Florence, Aurelia, and Daisy, and bring them to their alma mater for their 65th—and most likely final—reunion. A reluctant recruit at first, Brit is anxious as well as annoyed when she finds herself responsible for her fragile passengers. But things change as she sits behind the wheel up front and listens to “the girls” in the backseat laugh and reminisce about their 65 years of friendship. Inspired by their lifelong loyalty, Brit is willing to do whatever it takes to get the former college roommates to their reunion safely. From bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney, a heartwarming look at friendship, both young and old. From the Hardcover edition.

Hit The Road Helen

Author : Kate McMullan
ISBN : 9781434262196
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In this updated version of Greek mythology, Hades, King of the Underworld, reveals the truth about Helen of Troy and the Trojan War.

Hit The Road Running

Author : Martz Witty
ISBN : 0473121697
Genre : Small business
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An experienced business developer shares his coaching secrets on how to: find more customers who are both profitable and fun, focus on tactics that sustain and build your business, and transform your business into an efficient, sales-generating, profit building machine.

Hit The Road Manny

Author : Christian Burch
ISBN : 9781416986027
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Cue the pretend drum-roll: Keats's parents have a big surprise. No, they're not having a new baby. It's -- wait for it, wait for it -- a family road trip! Okay, so this is not exactly the birthday present Keats had in mind (no iPod?!), but when Dad parks a rented RV in the Dalinger's driveway, Keats piles in with the rest of his family -- and the manny, of course -- bound for the open road. From the big skies of farm country to the bright lights of Las Vegas, this, in typical manny fabulousness, is an all-American adventure filled with more Glamour-dos than Glamour-don'ts. But a stopover at the manny's childhood home is making the manny feel not so fabulous. Why can't his parents ever accept him for who he is? And Keats, at first, sees their point. Why does the manny always have to be so interesting? Hit the road for more manny shenanigans, where it's all about Elton John, Diet Coke, and being brave enough to be yourself.

Hit The Road Jack

Author : Diane Capri
ISBN : 9781940768076
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Diane Capri returns with a collection of #1 Bestselling short books never before presented in one volume. "Full of thrills and tension - but smart and human too." —Lee Child, #1 World Wide Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers Five short books never before available in one collection. Includes three short books in Diane Capri’s beloved Hunt for Jack Reacher spin off series from Lee Child’s Jack Reacher novels, featuring FBI Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar collected in one volume. Also includes two short books from Diane Capri’s popular Hunt for Justice Series. Jack in a Box: Otto and Gaspar tried to take a weekend break, but Jack Reacher had out of the box plans. Where do Otto and Gaspar turn next? Jack and Kill: Otto and Gaspar get a lead on Jack Reacher. New Hope, Virginia, welcomed him yesterday. When trouble found him there, who ends up dead? Jack in the Green: Otto and Gaspar track Jack Reacher’s past in Tampa, Florida, where they team up with Judge Willa Carson, investigative journalist Jessica Kimball, and attorney Jennifer Lane. Mistaken Justice: On a rainy night, Darla Nixon drives home alone and makes a mistake that ruins three lives in an instant. As twisty tale worthy of John Grisham unravels between the laws, Darla keeps her fatal secret until it's too late for Jennifer Lane to fix -- or is it? Fatal Enemy: Jess Kimball hadn't been in the same room with Richard Martin for more than a dozen years. Worse things than Richard had happened to her since she'd seen him last. He'd find out soon enough that she wasn't a gullible sixteen-year-old anymore, even deep down. She was his enemy now and he was hers, whether he knew it or not. Jess decided long ago she would never yield to him again. Richard Martin would make his choice tonight. In this tense battle of nerve and guile, how can Jess survive? "Intricate and ingenious - make some coffee, because you'll read all night." —Lee Child, #1 Worldwide Bestselling author of Jack Reacher thrillers Lee Child, Jack Reacher, Reacher, military, action, romance, suspense, thriller, mystery, Florida, Michigan, adoption, secret baby, women sleuth, legal thriller, John Grisham, thriller series, mystery series, romantic suspense series, romantic suspense, hepatitis, medical mystery, medical thriller, psychological thriller, strong female, strong female protagonist, police procedural, thriller and suspense, vigilante justice, crime, action packed, private investigators, lawyer, police officer, FBI agents, Alaska, hard-boiled, cozy, legal, medical, suspense, suspense series, spies, tech, techno, technology, crime, financial, murder, theft, litigator, judge, juror, death, due justice, secret justice, twisted justice, wasted justice, mistaken justice, deadly dozen, deadly, gun, killer, sniper, shot, deadly, parenting, relationships, crime fiction, crime novel, kidnapping, serial killers, heist, series, women's fiction, detective, conspiracy, political, terrorism, contemporary, genre fiction, United States

Jack The Surfer Dude Hit The Road

Author : Richard A. Heyman
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When The Rubber Hit S The Road

Author : Darren Britton
ISBN : 9781447513889
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Let S Hit The Road

Author : Rich Tommaso
ISBN : 1560972734
Genre : Graphic novels
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Grammy Hits The Road

Author : Norma Benedict
ISBN : 9781449009052
Genre : Education
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In this story, Grammy sets out with her imaginary friend, Frieda the frog, on a cross-country journey to visit her grandchildren and spend time having fun with them. As the trip progresses from Indiana to Florida, Grammy points out some major tourist attractions.

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