Hostile city or Bust

Hostile city or Bust Hostile City or Bust is Phil Irwin s second book Like Jobjumper it too is a narrative and is based on the true story of his family s move from Portland Oregon to Philadelphia Pennsylvania It is

  • Title: Hostile city or Bust
  • Author: Phil Irwin
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 320
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Hostile City or Bust is Phil Irwin s second book Like Jobjumper, it too is a narrative and is based on the true story of his family s 1994 move from Portland Oregon to Philadelphia Pennsylvania It is a Tragicomedy, with Irwin playing the part of the suffering bastard, in the vein of the Chevy Chase character in Vacation, or Cedric the Entertainer s character in JohnsonHostile City or Bust is Phil Irwin s second book Like Jobjumper, it too is a narrative and is based on the true story of his family s 1994 move from Portland Oregon to Philadelphia Pennsylvania It is a Tragicomedy, with Irwin playing the part of the suffering bastard, in the vein of the Chevy Chase character in Vacation, or Cedric the Entertainer s character in Johnson Family Vacation, and with temper tantrums not unlike those of Jackie Gleason s, Ralph Cramden, in the Honeymooners The reader will be taken through the ups and downs of one uprooting their family, job, and home, as well as leaving friends and extended family members , along with the perils of a three thousand mile journey in the archaic age before the Internet and cell phones The story begins with Irwin as a Title Insurance Clerk and part time musician in Portland, Oregon, where many are decedents of pioneers who a century and half earlier braved known and unknown dangers to give their families a better life, by moving from eastern cities He explains the reason why he wanted to leave the most perfect place on earth, in that the current residents of Portland had become stagnant, small minded and had lost the sense of adventure that he craved He identifies them with the boosterism found in Sinclair Lewis Main Street and Babbit Irwin writes in a no nonsense way that makes the reader feel like he himself is in the room telling them the story Some may find his character too harsh, unkind and unapologetic Many fans of his also see kinship to Charles Bukowski About the Author Phil Irwin aka The Whiskey Rebel is an author, a musician, a competitive chess player, and a recent college graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in History Cum Laude His first book, Jobjumper, a brilliant autobiographical reflection on nearly four decades spent working for the man, garnered critical acclaim from mainstream media and small press outlets alike and introduced him to a whole new audience of readers outside of those who faithfully followed his fanzine writing and on line journal The Whiskey Rebel s Diary.

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