The Beer Can by the Highway: Essays on What's American about America

The Beer Can by the Highway: Essays on What's American about America

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Overview

First published in 1961, 'The Beer Can by the Highway' takes a provocative look at America's ever-changing physical and intellectual landscapes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801836671
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 05/01/1988
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.58(w) x 8.33(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

John A. Kouwenhoven (1909–1990) taught English at Barnard College for many years. His books include The Columbia Historical Portrait of New York, Made in America, and Half a Truth Is Better than None.

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The Beer Can by the Highway: Essays on What's American about America 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Devil_llama on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This should have been interesting, but failed. The author was filled with the pretentiousness of the working class, looking down on everyone and everything. In addition, he is a boring writer.