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A bicycle messenger offers a poetic and evocative account of the world of the bicycle messenger, a uniquely urban icon, as he describes the freedom, community, and liberation he has found in his own life and in the lives of his peers. 25,000 first printing.
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"A book that could be called Zen and the Art of Bicycle Messengering . . . Just try to ignore [Culley's] story. . . . He lived to tell the tale, and it's a great one." --The Arizona Republic"The Immortal Class deftly blends high theory with adrenaline-spiked tales from the front . . . that offer a fascinating look at a landscape few office workers ever glimpse." --The Philadelphia Inquirer "Culley has written a paean to his profession."--Chicago "An ever-kinetic prose straddling narrative and polemic, with an ear all the while for the small pebbles slipping beneath its feet."--The Seattle Times "Fresh . . . On the frenzied rawness of courier life, Mr. Culley excels . . . Lively prose."--The Economist About the Author:
Travis Hugh Culley, a director and playwright, has worked as a bike messenger in Philadelphia and Chicago, where he currently lives.
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