Like most Americans at the time, Plennie Wingo was hit hard by the effects of the Great Depression. When the bank foreclosed on his small restaurant in Abilene, he found himself suddenly penniless with nowhere left to turn. After months of struggling to feed his family on wages he earned digging ditches in the Texas sun, Plennie decided it was time to do something extraordinary — something to resurrect the spirit of adventure and optimism he felt he’d lost. He decided to walk around the world — backwards.
The Man Who Walked Backwards by Ben Montgomery
White board covers with white dust jacket and like spine. Edge wear and corner bumps. Clean, tight pages and binding. Published by Hachette Book Group in 2019. Travel / Biography. Measures 9.5 x 6.25 inches with 289 pages. LN