Resa McConaghy at Graffiti Lux Art and More has written a fascinating post for Eternal Road. Resa is a talented artist and has created beautiful drawings to interpret how she sees Sam, her favorite character. She has also taken photos of murals she has found and placed them into the post to describe the book further. If you haven’t visited Resa before, now is the time. Prepare to be overwhelmed by her talent as I have been. Thank you, Resa.
It’s the road trip of a deathtime.
I’d say lifetime, but both lead characters, James and Samantha, have already passed. Where are they going? I can’t tell you. However, a few brief glimpses of their journey are in order.
Of course I was keen on knowing why John had picked this particular car.
Resa – Why did you pick the 1965 Oldsmobile? Why turquoise and white?
John – The 1965 Oldsmobile was selected since it represents my awakening in high school. I was born in Detroit and when I was 15 moved to the suburbs. During high school I used to wash and wax a neighbors 1965 Oldsmobile coupe. Yes, it was turquoise and white and had fancy hubs and white wall tires. The car represents the suburbs since the real item very seldom got very dirty and existed without the inner city grime, pings, and nicks. It always struck…
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