Under the Overpass
Автор: Yankoski Mike
Жанр: Иностранная литература
Год выпуска: нет данных
Язык написания книги: Английский
5th Anniversary - Updated & Expanded EditionWith foreword by Francis ChanEver Wonder What it Would Be Like to Live Homeless?Mike Yankoski did more than just wonder. By his own choice, Mike's life went from upper-middle class plush to scum-of-the-earth repulsive overnight. With only a backpack, a sleeping bag and a guitar, Mike and his traveling companion, Sam, set out to experience life on the streets in six different citiesfrom Washington D.C. to San Diego and they put themselves to the test.For more than five months the pair experienced firsthand the extreme pains of hunger, the constant uncertainty and danger of living on the streets, exhaustion, depression, and social rejectionand all of this by their own choice. They wanted to find out if their faith was real, if they could actually be the Christians they said they were apart from the comforts they'd always knownto discover first hand what it means to be homeless in America.Mike and Sam's story is gritty, challenging, and utterly captivating. What you encounter in these pages will radically alter how you see your worldand may even change your life.From the Trade Paperback edition.