Joe. Not your average Joe is the protagonist of Héctor Tobar’s novel titled, The Last Great Road Bum, While structured as a novel, this story of based on a real person, Joe Sanderson, who grew up in Urbana, Illinois and spent his life roaming the earth. Sanderson’s family entrusted Tobar with Joe’s letters and writings, and from that base, Tobar crafted an engaging story about a fascinating character who lived an extraordinary life.
Rating: Four-star (I like it)
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