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By Julie Evans

ISBN-10: 0997603003

ISBN-13: 9780997603002

It’s 1977, and there's no GPS to lead our 21-year-old flower baby, Julie, towards salvation. So how does she get there? She takes a dismal, loud, and frightening joyride via one furry main issue direction after one other, slightly escaping from the grips of the Svengalis and the Warlocks she draws unwittingly. And, simply because Julie’s weak, craving spirit has touched us, we go back and forth at the back of her kaleidoscope eyes from Key West to New Orleans and directly to a frantic cross-country bicycle journey pedaling from the bowels of Minnesota into the gaping jaws of purgatory, long island. thankfully, Julie doesn’t abandon us there. No. No. No. She takes us in her smooth, loving palms and consists of us to Woodstock the place she unearths her personal particular, unique salvation residing between squirrels, geese, a number of goats, and a pony. Don’t leave out this joyride to pleasure Road.

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-Abigail Thomas, writer of a 3 puppy Life

"In pleasure highway Evans takes us on a tortuous and fascinating trip jam-packed with pleasures and discomfort, pleasure and anguish, pleasure and unhappiness, looking for her goal in existence. Coming from a kinfolk damaged through illness and habit, Evans struggles to flee her scenario via experience, pleasure and probability, as though making an attempt first to suppose after which to deplete all of the soreness surrounding her. via a wide ranging sequence of adventures from Key West to New Orleans to Minnesota to long island urban, Evans' memoir leads us to a small farm in Woodstock, manhattan, the place she reveals herself via taking good care of animals and folks. This superbly polished and intimate tale finds the deep disappointment within the narrator's middle, her therapeutic powers, her knowledge and her abiding innocence."
-Mihai Grunfeld, writer of Leaving: stories of Romania, and affiliate Professor, Vassar College

"On the line of lifestyles we take many turns. the 2 plus a long time Julie Evans stocks with us in pleasure highway is a rollercoaster journey: occasionally a road to hell, different instances hairpin activates dust roads; all in a quest to find the Julie she was once intended to be. it is a genuine page-turner."
-Tom Nolan, writer of moment slicing and Milo's Gift

"The cultivation of one's soul is a personal trip that consists of profound curiosity for all seekers. The present of pleasure highway by means of Julie Evans is built on fact, intuitive perception and braveness in self-expression. Julie opens her hands to her readers to hitch her odyssey via life's betrayals into religious wonderment. choose this e-book up and it'll stick on your arms. shut its hide to sleep and an hour later test again."
-Lawrence Winters, writer of The Making and Unmaking of a Marine

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