“If you’re hopping on trains, there are no seats, right? And what if you get caught?” asked Harry.
“Seats? No, there ain’t no seats and that’s the whole point. No seats and no rules. You ride. Hop on an empty car and watch the sun rise, travel through and around golden, amber fields of beauty, watch the most glorious of sunsets. It’s different out there, I promise you that. The skies are bigger. You lie under the moon. The moon is so close you can just about reach out and cradle it. When you’re hungry, you wait ‘till you pass through a town –large or small, it don’t matter. That’s what I’m doing here. Working for food. It’s a lonely kinda life but I love it.”
Harry was hypnotized and speechless. Hypnotized by the escape, the romanticism of it all....”
"The Boxcar Traveler" is a deftly crafted and compelling read showcasing the storytelling skills of author Christopher Morosoff. While set in the era of America's 'Great Depression', "The Boxcar Traveler" is an inherently fascinating novel that will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community library "General Fiction" collections. It should be noted for personal reading lists that "The Boxcar Traveler" is also available in a Kindle edition ($2.99).
"A Riveting and inspirational tale that steamrolls ahead and takes the reader aboard with its locomotive powers!"
Author- "They Will Be Done"
"I have read The Boxcar Traveler several times and find it to be one of the best works of fiction I have read in a very long time. Christopher Morosoff is a new and upcoming novelist in the fashion of Hemingway or Fitzgerald. I would make this a must for your summer reading list. You will never forget this story as it will get deep into your heart and soul."
- Albert Joseph Poe Award Winning Poet and Writer of Children's Stories.
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