By Jon McConal,Tom Dodge
Researching locations they desired to see upfront, the trio chosen a course that crossed as many creeks and rivers as attainable and provided amenable campsites. now not younger males, McConal, Lane, and Snyder conquered the cruel surroundings of West Texas, facing blisters and backaches, serious climate and coffee blood sugar whereas nonetheless closing buddies. alongside the way in which they met distinctive neighborhood characters and visited out-of-the-ordinary websites. along with his professional journalist’s eye, McConal blends own interviews and willing descriptions of the nation-state they trekked. As he spins the narrative in their trip, neighborhood legends, histories, plants, and fauna unfold.
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