I'll ask you three times, are you OK?: tales of driving and being driven

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Greenwillow Books,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Language:
English
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"I am a poet," I said. "It is my destiny to do strange things."

My father gripped the wheel of his car. "I am the chauffeur for foolishness."

We said no more.

Foolhardy missions. Life-altering conversations. Gifts—given and received. Loss. Getting lost. Wisdom delivered before dawn and deep into the night. Love and kissing (not necessarily in that order). Laughter. Rides on the edge. Roses. Ghosts.

As a traveling poet and visiting teacher, Naomi Shihab Nye has spent a considerable amount of time in cars, both driving and being driven. Her observations, stories, encounters, and escapades—and the kernels of truth she gathers from them—are laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving, and unforgettable. Buckle up.

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9780060853921
9780060853938
006085393
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table_of_contents Fabric thrown over the city -- Way to go -- Shopping for nothing -- Take me with you -- Dangerous taxis -- Taxi, north from Jerusalem -- What happens -- The thread -- Dora -- Random taxis -- Greenhouse -- Passport -- The same bed -- Monsters -- Brown -- Rollentina -- Test case -- Mouth of the rat -- Sightseeing -- Tips -- Lending library -- No room at the inn -- Bruce -- Fun with grandpa -- Free day in Toronto -- Criminal handbags -- Too many cars -- After all that walking -- Gifts -- Roses -- Backseat.
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title I'll ask you three times, are you OK? : tales of driving and being driven
title_alt Are you OK?
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title_sort i'll ask you three times, are you ok? tales of driving and being driven
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