He bought the car a dozen years ago. Together, they traveled every mile of every road on his highway map, a 250,000 mile journey to discover the real America beyond the interstate. Real people. Obscure places. Forgotten facts. His story unfolds in Missouri, but it could be about any state, any traveler who drives into America’s hidden heart.
In this edition of John Robinson’s travels throughout Missouri, Robinson focuses on Missouri’s coasts and waters. Readers interested in the lives of Missouri’s people will enjoy this collection of refreshing stories. Robinson combines the histories of Missouri’s modern people with that of their ancestors to create a charming narrative of Missouri’s inhabitants.
About the Author
Called the “King of the Road” by Missouri Life Magazine, John Robinson lives in Columbia, Missouri when he is not living in his car. His articles and columns are regularly featured in a half dozen magazines. Coastal Missouri is his second book, after A Road Trip Into America’s Hidden Heart.
Published by Compass Flower Press, 2013. Paperback, 206 pages.