In this epic drama from beloved radio personality Tom Bodett, a host of unforgettable characters from the end of the road - Alaska - venture to the lower 48 to discover an America they barely recognize. The first to arrive is Ed Flannigan, who has one arm, no job, and not a clue about how to get on with his life.
"You'll Love the Americana"
The colorful cast of characters in End of the Road, Alaska, congregate around the coffeepot at the Big Garage to share wit and wisdom.
"Always good even the third time"
Growing up in a remote part of Alaska, Ivan and September Crane know that autumn is an unpredictable season - days of clear blue skies can give way to fierce, sudden storms in a blink. They know the trouble signs: changes in the wind, the temperature, or even the color of the dawn. But somehow, this time, left alone when their fisherman father is delayed at sea, even their keen sense of their surroundings and the lessons they've been taught fail them.
"Good listen for kids on a car trip"
Bodett offers his keen, unforgettable observations of the lives of the people of Homer, Alaska, who "just ended up there, and stayed". Includes stories about Clara's coffee cup, Emmitt Frank, Jenuwine McDoogan, "the expert", "a lucky break", "missing youth", "Doug's stuff", and "the best sauna story so far".
"I LOVE Tom Bodett"
As national spokesman for the Motel 6 chain, as a commentator on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, and as creator of the nationally syndicated radio program The End of the Road, Tom Bodett has a voice familiar to millions. Now you can listen, at your pleasure, to his stories about likable, genuine, slightly wacky people who live in the little Alaska town at the end of the road.
"Unique audiobook experience"
Popular radio humorist Tom Bodett once again journeys to the End of the Road and introduces listeners to some of the colorful inhabitants of the remote Alaskan town.
The best-selling humorist returns to The End of the Road, Alaska, to bring to life a new collection of stories about the colorful inhabitants of the unusual town.
This compilation audiobook includes material from Tom Bodett's previous books As Far As You Can Go Without a Passport and Small Comforts.You'll hear's many of his most beloved stories. With a gentle wit and a warm-hearted spirit, he shares his humorous perspectives - with an occasional glimpse into a darker side - on the way we live.
"Homespun Humor and Wisdom"
A collection of short stories from The Big Garage on Clear Shot chronicles the offbeat lives of the colorful inhabitants of The End of the Road, a small town in Alaska.
"A Master Story Teller!"
The author of The End of the Road and Small Comforts returns to his fictional Alaska town, The End of the Road, to present more unforgettable stories about its colorful inhabitants and their doings.
"Another touching addition to the series"
As Norman contemplates a long and lonely adolescence on the Last Frontier, he's sure there's more to life than being the klutziest kid in Alaska. In 15 closely linked stories that follow Norman from age 13 to going-on 16, Tom Bodett combines rugged Alaskan adventure with a warm and funny story of a boy who may not be as lonely as he thinks.
"Enjoyed it very much"