Lars Eighner: Travels To Nowhere

Lars Eighner, acclaimed author, is on the ropes once more

If there's any justice in the world," said the New York Times in its 1993 review of Lars Eighner's Travels with Lizbeth, a memoir of homelessness, "[the book] should guarantee its author a roof over his head for the rest of his life." And indeed, in the weeks and months that followed the publication of Eighner's critically acclaimed work, the reviewer's wish seemed to come true. The Austin, Texas, writer soon moved into a three-bedroom house. His work appeared in Harper's and the New York Times. He lectured in Hawaii and San Francisco. Esquire magazine even sent him as its representative...

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