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Boomer: Railroad Memoirs


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This classic account of self discovery and railroad life describes Linda Grant Niemann s travels as an itinerant brakeman on the Southern Pacific. Boomer combines travelogue, Wild West adventure, sexual memoir, and closely observed ethnography. A Berkeley Ph.D., Niemann turned her back on academia and set out to master the craft of railroad brakeman, beginning a journey of sexual and subcultural exploration and traveling down a path toward recovery from alcoholism. In honest, clean prose, Niemann treks off the beaten path ...

Boomer: Railroad Memoirs 2011, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253222831

Trade paperback

Boomer: Railroad Memoirs 1992, Cleis Press

ISBN-13: 9780939416554

Trade paperback

Boomer: Railroad Memoirs 1990, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520068445

Unknown binding

Boomer: Railroad Memoirs 1990, Rivers Oram Press/Pandora List, London

ISBN-13: 9780044408833

New edition

Mass-market paperback