On the Fly! Hobo Literature & Songs 1879-1941


“On the Fly!” is a brilliant introduction to the subject and, more than that, a moving tribute to the creativity of men and women at the margins of society. — Paul Buhle

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Itinerant laborers rode the rails for decades, traveling from job to job, socializing around campfires, organizing, and building their own subculture. This anthology, edited by Iain McIntyre, collects dozens of stories, poems, songs and articles written by hoboes. 515 pp., paper, published at $27.95


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