Download Audiobook Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time by Andrew Forsthoefel in English

Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time


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At 23, Andrew Forsthoefel headed out the again door of his residence in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with a backpack, an audio recorder, his copies of Whitman and Rilke, and an indication that learn “Strolling to Pay attention”.He had simply graduated from Middlebury Faculty and was prepared to start his grownup life, however he did not know the way. So he determined to take a cross-country quest for steering, one the place everybody he met could be his information. Within the yr that adopted, he confronted an Appalachian winter and a Mojave summer time. He met beasts inside: concern, loneliness, doubt. However he additionally encountered unbelievable kindness from strangers.┬áHundreds shared their tales with him, typically confiding their prejudices, too. Usually he did not know easy methods to reply. Tips on how to discover unity in variety? Tips on how to keep related, whilst concern works to tear us aside? He listened for solutions to those questions, and to the existential questions each human should face, and started to seek out that the reply may be in listening itself. In the end, it is the tales of others residing all alongside the roads of America that carry this journey and sing out in a hopeful, heartfelt guide about how a life is made, and the way our nation defines itself on probably the most human degree.