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The Man Who Walked Backward
- An American Dreamer's Search for Meaning in the Great Depression
- By: Ben Montgomery
- Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
- Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
Like most Americans at the time, Plennie Wingo was hit hard by the effects of the Great Depression. When the bank foreclosed on his small restaurant in Abilene, he found himself suddenly penniless with nowhere left to turn. After months of struggling to feed his family on wages he earned digging ditches in the Texas sun, Plennie decided it was time to do something extraordinary - something to resurrect the spirit of adventure and optimism he felt he'd lost. He decided to walk around the world - backward.
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- By Mary Jane on 11-19-18
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