Sixty Miles from Contentment is a revitalization of a pulsating American scene in the nineteenth-century. Drawing on the work of travel writers from America's own East Coast and from fourteen other countries, it offers a witty and irreverent look at the wild Midwest in its heyday.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Secrets of the Interior -- The Derangement of Comfort -- Dreaming on the Run -- Marvels and Wonders -- Still Life -- A Table Set for Hundreds -- Strangers -- Yesterday's Future -- Sunset
M. H. Dunlop