Rather than deal with the problems he was facing as a recent college grad, Paul Jury decided to leave them in his rearview mirror. He might not have known the direction his life was headed, but he knew the route he was taking to hit all forty-eight contiguous states on one epic road trip. Filled with plenty of adventure and the unforeseen obstacle (or twelve), States of Confusion puts the reader in shotgun to see where the road takes Paul. All he knows? after crashing on the beer-soaked couch of his younger brother?s frat?is that there?s no going back. AUTHOR: Paul Jury (Los Angeles, CA) graduated from Northwestern University and headed on a road trip before fi nally getting a gig as a writer in LA. Now, he writes and produces viral videos, and runs a tutoring program for kids looking to make the leap to college. SELLING POINTS: ?A unique travelogue that speaks to the thousands of young adults who graduate from university but have no idea about the direction their lives are taking ?Perfect for people who enjoyed MTV?s The Buried Life FROM THE PROLOGUE: Fresh out of school with a useless degree and eighty grand of debt, I had no idea what to do next. My parents wanted me to move home to Minnesota. My college girlfriend wanted me to propose. My heart didn?t want me to do either. Oh, and just for good measure, the economy was tanking. I needed a plan. Simple. I would leave it all behind?the temp jobs, the girlfriend, the debt. Well, not the debt. That?ll be following me around for the next two decades. The solution to my situation was to get behind the wheel and drive. I?d take my parents? VW Eurovan on one epic road trip through all forty-eight contiguous states. That?d get me on track. It?s quite possible that this trip would be the ballsiest thing I?d ever do in my life. It?s also quite possible that I had been drinking when I decided on this ?plan.?
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 18th May 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 14.0 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.48