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In the late 1990s, Neil Peart, the drummer of the music group Rush, suffered twin tragedies. His teenaged daughter lost her life in an automobile accident, and within the year he lost his wife to cancer. These deaths sent Peart into an emotional turmoil that threatened his sanity and the future of his relationship with Rush.
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Unable to sit around his house and absorb these memories, Peart hopped on his motorcycle an embarked on a number of trips across Canada, the US, and Central America as a means of mentally healing himself. Through narratives about his trips, flashbacks to happier times, and letters written to an incarcerated friend, the reader is given the whole picture of Peart's journey toward healing his emotions.
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Plot & Themes

Phys disability/mental struggle?    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+ Loss of loved one?    -   Yes Which loved one?    -   Wife/girlfriend/squeeze Road trip    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   musician Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   Canadian


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico    -   Canada    -   South Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   thoughtful    -   like laughing Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book

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