The Book of Roads: A Life Made from Travel
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: September 2015
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Since graduating fromcollege with a journalism degree, Phil Cousineau's wanderlust has driven him tovisit nearly one hundred countries as a backpacker, documentary filmmaker,travel writer, photographer, and art and literary tour leader. For him, travel provideswhat his mentor Joseph Campbell called "the key to the realm of the muses." Authorof the bestselling travel book The Art ofPilgrimage, Cousineau continues to crisscross the world as a travel writer, a filmmaker, and the host of Global Spirit.
The Book of Roads: A Life Made from Travel is the culmination of alifetime of travel experiences, from the steel factories of Detroit toheadhunting villages in the Philippines, the war-torn villages in the Balkansto the river roads of Canada once traversed by his voyageur ancestors. Hisrhapsodic travel stories place him in the league of fellow travelers who arealso masterful writers, such as Pico Iyer, Jack Kerouac, Jan Morris, and BerylMarkham.