'Joyful, life-affirming, greedy. I loved it' - DIANA HENRY 'Whether you are an avid cyclist, a Francophile, a greedy gut, or simply an appreciator of impeccable writing - this book will get you hooked' - YOTAM OTTOLENGHI
When John Steinbeck was almost sixty years old, worried that he might have lost touch with the sights, the sounds and the essence of America's people, he took note of his itchy feet and prepared to travel. He was accompanied by his French poodle, Charley, diplomat and watchdog, across the states of America from Maine to California.
A travel writing classic, available for the first time in 20 years. The inspiration behind the Sunday Times bestseller A Theatre for Dreamers. Introduction by Polly Samson. 'These are blissful reissues that will bring Grecian heat and light to your life, and much more besides' Editor's Travel Choice. The Bookseller