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By Lars Eighner

Publish yr note: First released in 1993
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"Lars Eighner is the Thoreau of the Dumpsters. Comparisons to Defoe's Robinson Crusoe and Hamsun's starvation bounce to brain. A vintage of down-and-out literature." — Phillip Lopate

When Travels with Lizbeth used to be first released in 1993, it was once proclaimed an immediate vintage. Lars Eighner's account of his descent into homelessness and his adventures at the streets has moved, charmed, and amused generations of readers. As Lars wrote, "When i started penning this account i used to be residing below a bath curtain in a stand of bamboo in a public park. i didn't adopt to jot down approximately homelessness, yet wrote what I knew, as an artist paints a nonetheless lifestyles, no longer simply because he's specially keen on fruit, yet as the topic is instantly at hand."

Containing the commonly anthologized essay "On Dumpster Diving," Travels with Lizbeth is a superbly written account of 1 man's event of homelessness, a narrative of actual survival, and the triumph of the inventive spirit within the face of large adversity. In his targeted voice—dry, disciplined, poignant, comic—Eighner celebrates the companionship of his puppy, Lizbeth, and recounts their ongoing fight to outlive at the streets of Austin, Texas, and hitchhiking alongside the highways to Southern California and again.

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