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Down the Road a Piece (revised edition)

A Storyteller's Guide to Maine

Softcover, 5.5 x 8.5, 192 pages, Humor

ISBN: 978-1-944762-92-6



About this Book:

Visiting Maine for the Bicentennial? You’re in luck! In Down the Road a Piece: A Storyteller’s Guide to Maine, popular Maine humorist, performer, and radio host John McDonald offers tips, stories, and observations—both true and well, not-quite-so-true—to tourists, natives and transplants to help them better “understand” the state of Maine and enjoy all it has to offer. McDonald provides his colorful version of Maine “history,” gives his take on destinations in the state that should not be missed, helps interpret Maine-Speak, and offers tips on where to shop, what authentic Maine food to eat (or avoid), and much, much more. This revised bicentennial edition is even more hilarious as the original.

Down the Road a Piece

"Some of the best stories are the ones we tell about ourselves, and nobody does it better than John McDonald.”
––Kennebec Journal

"It's all in good fun, sure to bring self-effacing chuckles from Mainers and good, honest laughter from those who know the state and its people only from depictions or stereotypes.”
––Bangor Daily News

John McDonald

About this Author

John McDonald, now regarded as a dean of Maine storytelling, got his start as a performer playing at local Downeast Maine events in the 1970s before catching his first big break when he was asked to perform on stage w



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