Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
Eagle Nest, New Mexico. “People like to drive because driving is actually and symbolically an almost perfect mechanism for escape…there is probably no human being who does not have troubles, real or imagined, from which he at times feels the need to flee.” George R. Stewart.

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We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and a 1986 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of 1997 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 28 years--we're recycling. I've published 3 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), THE O'BRIENS (2012), and CARRY ME (2016). Also 2 short story collections: NIGHT DRIVING(1987) and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my literary life is at www.peterbehrens.org I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'm an adjunct professor at Colorado College and in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2015-16 I was a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Autoliterate office is in Car Talk Plaza in Harvard Square, 2 floors above Dewey Cheatem & Howe. SUBSCRIBE TO THE AUTOLITERATE DAILY EMAIL by hitting the button to the right.

Friday, October 5, 2012

1955 International Harvester Metro Van

The artist David Ross, recently of Montreal, now of Chicago--is another Canadian relocated to the US and discovering the exquisite trauma of being a secret foreigner:
"Saw this (llama-)van being pulled into a garage here in Chicago yesterday (Vermont plates, though) ... I knew International Harvester made farm equipment but not vans. We're slowing settling in to our new life here. Decamping to this city has been even stranger than I thought it would be. Slowly coming to the realization that I now actually LIVE in the US. Has its moments, as you well know."--DR








2 comments:

  1. Is this vehicle for sale? Very cool!

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  2. HI, I WOULD LIKE TO QUOTE IT? MY MAIL IS mar-neag@hotmail.com
    REGARDS

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