(READ EBOOK) ⚤ Edward Keating: Main Street: The Lost Dream of Route 66 õ eBook or E-pub free

I expectedfrom Charlie LeDuff s essay, but the photographs are great. O (READ EBOOK) ⚞ Edward Keating: Main Street: The Lost Dream of Route 66 õ MAIN STREET The Lost Dream of Routecomprisesphotographs taken by Pulitzer Prize winning, former New York Times photographer Edward Keating bornalong RoutefromtoAlso known as the Mother Road, Routewas the only direct road to California, until the s when the interstate highway system created a bypass that shut off its lifeblood, forcing thousands of shops and motels into bankruptcy over the nextyears Between the twin pressures of harmful trade treaties and lower wages abroad, the national economy had changed as well, and entire industries began to dry up, sending countless jobs to Asia and south of the border Western bound job seekers now bumped shoulders with Mexican immigrants heading eastAs a boy, Keating heard his mother tell stories of growing up in Saint Louis near Route , tales of her trips to California and of her father, the first Ford dealer in the bustling city, selling Model As in the teens and s The highway has therefore long been a mythic entity for him This book is about those who traveled its length and those who settled along the way, wherever their bones and their broken cars dropped them