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Horatio"s drive

America"s first road trip

by Dayton Duncan

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jackson, Horatio Nelson, -- b. 1862 -- Travel -- United States,
  • Duncan, Dayton -- Travel -- United States,
  • Automobile travel -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • United States -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Companion volume to the PBS documentary of the same title.

    Other titlesHoratio"s drive (Television program)
    Statementby Dayton Duncan, based on a documentary film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan, with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Suasnna Steisel, Jennifer Stanelle, and Pam Tubridy Baucom.
    ContributionsBurns, Ken, 1953-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23270761M
    ISBN 10037541536X
    LC Control Number2002035736
    OCLC/WorldCa50730908

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In the spring ofon a whim and a fifty-dollar bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson set off from San Francisco in a horsepower Winton touring car hoping to become the first person to cross the.

Product Description. Horatio's Drive recounts the simultaneously inspirational and hilarious saga of Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, who in - on a visionary whim and a dollar bet - became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent, heralding the future of the "horseless carriage" as a vehicle destined for more than inner-city travel and as a /5(95).

Horatios Drive took me back years with the adventures of the two men, Thanks to Netflix and Amazon prime, I am able to indulge my love of documentaries on almost any topic and that is how I ended up watching the film and then reading the book/5.

But if one never had the pleasure of seeing Horatio's Drive on PBS or as a DVD, the book was a more than adequate substitute. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Bruce Loveitt. out of 5 stars Horatio's Hard Drive. Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase/5(49).

The two of them have produced a book to go along with the film, _Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip_ (Knopf), and it is a good-looking and entertaining volume. A hundred years later, anyone can take a car and perform Horatio's Drive in a few days, but inthere were about miles of paved roads in the entire nation, and most of 5/5(5).

Buy Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip Abridged by Duncan, Dayton, Burns, Ken, Hanks, Tom (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(36). For questions or to book your next event call () or submit an inquiry. Book an Event HORATIO'S 60 Monarch Bay Drive San Leandro, CA () Facebook's offical logo.

Instgram's offical logo. Open Table's offical logo. Trip Advisor's offical logo. Horatio's Drive America's First Road Trip (Book): Duncan, Dayton: The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first--and perhaps most astonishing--automobile trip across the United States.

In there were only miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a horseless buggy--but that did not stop Horatio. Browse letters written by Horatio Nelson Jackson to his wife while on the road, and newspaper articles written about Jackson's epic trip.

Explore a chronology of. Horatio’s Drive tells the story of America’s first transcontinental road trip, which, like all road trips that would follow, included the usual mix of breakdowns and flat tires, inedible meals and uncomfortable beds, getting lost and enduring bad weather – and having a truly unforgettable experience crossing the nation’s vast landscape.

Horatio's Drive is the first chapter in our nation's great romance with the road. © The American Lives II Film Project, LLC (P) Random House, Inc.

Random House Audio, a division of Randhom House Inc. Horatio's Drive audiobook, by Dayton Duncan The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first—and perhaps most astonishing—automobile trip across the United there were only miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a “horseless buggy”—but that did 3/5.

Horatio's Drive is the first chapter in our nation's great romance with the road. With illustrations and 1 map From the Hardcover edition. History Nonfiction. Publication Details Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group Imprint: Random House Audio Edition: Unabridged. HORATIO'S 60 Monarch Bay Drive San Leandro, CA () Facebook's offical logo.

Instgram's offical logo. Open Table's offical logo. Trip Advisor's offical logo. Order Food Delivery with DoorDash. DOWNLOAD OUR LOYALTY APP. Takeout Hours: Daily: 11am-8pm* *We're temporarily closed for in-restaurant dining. Listen to Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip audiobook by Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan.

Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free. Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip is a documentary film directed by Ken Burns and written by Dayton subject is the first cross-country automobile journey in the United States, which occurred during the summer of Directed by: Ken Burns.

Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip is a one-episode, two-hour film that will be broadcast on PBS stations in October Burns has teamed up again with writer/producer Dayton Duncan — the same pair who brought the story of another great transcontinental adventure — Lewis and Clark's — to vivid life on PBS.5/5.

In a man named Horatio Jackson accepted a $50 dare to drive across the country from San Francisco to New York--quite a feat as at that time there were only miles of paved road in the entire country.

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Dayton Duncan, writer and producer of Horatio’s Drive, is the author of seven other books about American history, including Out West: A Journey Through Lewis and Clark’s America, in which he retraced the route of the has been involved with Ken Burns’s documentaries for more than a decade.4/5(3).

OnHoratio Nelson Jackson, a year-old doctor from Burlington, VT, made a dollar bet that he could drive an automobile from San Francisco to New York City in less than three months. Four days later, he left California in a two-cylinder "horseless carriage" (with a Price: $ This Ken Burns documentary is a vivid celebration of pioneering "automobilist" Dr.

Horatio Nelson Jackson. InJackson accepted a dollar bet to drive from San Francisco to New York City in his horsepower Winton touring car, the Vermont. With only miles of paved roads in the entire country, virtually no worthwhile terrain maps and Actors: Tom Hanks, Keith David. autoweek book review Horatio’s Drive, by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns, pages, hardbound, $,published by Alfred A.

Knopf, We all have a soft spot for the great American road. The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first—and perhaps most astonishing—automobile trip across the United there were. Horatio's Drive Original Soundtrack Recording (Music CD) There are no comments for this title yet.

The two of them have produced a book to go along with the film, _Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip_ (Knopf), and it is a good-looking and entertaining volume. A hundred years later, anyone can take a car and perform Horatio's Drive in a few days, but inthere were about miles of paved roads in the entire nation, and most of /5(39).

Mostly about how to drive, plus some other parts interspersed about Top Gear and stunt driving. The best parts are the basic driving advice. It's more or less similar to the book I had when I learned to drive in high school, minus the parts about American insurance (it's an English book), and most of the parts about car fluids, plus a bit of /5.

Buy Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip 1 by Duncan, Dayton, Piercy, Marge, Burns, Ken (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(36). InHoratio Nelson Jackson, a year-old doctor from Vermont, made a bet that he could drive a car from San Francisco to New York.

At the time, there were only. The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first—and perhaps most astonishing—automobile trip across the United there were only miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a “horseless buggy”—but that did not stop Horatio Nelson Jackson, a thirty-one-year-old Vermont doctor, who impulsively bet.

Horatio Nelson Jackson (Ma – Janu ) was an American physician and automobile pioneer. Inhe and driving partner Sewall K. Crocker became the first people to drive an automobile across the United States. 1 Early life and medical career. 2 Cross-country drive. Wager and preparation.

Businessman. World War ion: University of Vermont. The First Great American Road Trip. By the time they got back on the road, it was July 7 and day 46 of the drive, and more than half the country still lay ahead of them.

Get this from a library. Horatio's drive: America's first road trip. [Dayton Duncan; Ken Burns] -- Chronicles the nation's first road trip by Horatio Jackson, a thirty-one-year-old Vermont doctor who drove his car from San Francisco to New York on mainly unpaved roads in Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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Horatio recently discovered that he has a sixteen-year-old son named Kyle : Male. In the spring ofon a whim and a fifty-dollar bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson set off from San Francisco in a horsepower Winton touring car hoping to become the first person to cross the United States in the new-fangled "horseless carriage." Most people doubted that the automobile had much of a future.

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