Saturday, January 26, 2013

The Powwow Highway

David Seals' novel, The Powwow Highway, sends you careening down the highway with a '64 Buick LeSabre from Montana to New Mexico.  Also a film by the same name, which I have not seen.

The first sentence in this book is one of the best I've read:  "Everyone in Lame Deer knew that old shit-brown Buick."  This vehicle is part character, part protector and the whole spirit of the book.  Take that journey in the Buick and you won't be sorry;  In fact, you'll laugh your heart out.

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