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Blue Bug, Red Road
"This wonderful narrative by a retired history professor takes us back through the time and space of his ancestors and his own youth. Weaving between present and past, it offers a unique blend of nostalgia and incisive commentary about the imprint of Americans on the land and on each other. Gaines Post Jr. shares with us an odyssey that is at once personal and universal."- ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published February 28th 2008 by iUniverse
(first published 2008)
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A Wisconsin native and namesake son of a noted medieval historian, Gaines Post, Jr., was educated at Cornell, Oxford (Rhodes scholar) and Stanford. He taught modern European history at the University of Texas, Austin, and at Claremont McKenna College, where he also served as dean of faculty. His two major scholarly books examine foreign policy and military planning in Germany and Great Britain bet ...moreMore about Gaines Post Jr....