Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck is a wonderful travelogue that instantly brings you along with Mr. Steinbeck and his dog (Charley) as they drive across the U.S. in 1960. As usual Mr. Steinbeck's writing is pristine and precise as he explores his insights and observations about the world around him. He meets many interesting people and sees many unique places making this a book that takes you places and opens your eyes. This is a very personal book that helps you to get to know Mr. Steinbeck, Charley, and the United States. As with all of Mr. Steinbeck's books- it is quite relevant today. This is a great Summer read!
Steinbeck records his emotions and experiences during a journey of rediscovery in his native land.