Education of a Wandering Man - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 1, Louis L'Amour was in Singapore when his high school class back in Jamestown, North Dakota, was preparing for graduation. L'Amour was a shipmate on a seagoing vessel. He didn't look at his trek so much as an adventure but more as an education. Education was available to anyone in reach of a library, a newsstand or a post card. Some make the excuse that they don't have time to read. But there is no excuse. L'Amour read twenty-five books while waiting—waiting for a dentist, waiting for interviews, waiting in restaurants for friends.

L'Amour had fallen in love with learning and it became a lifelong romance. This book is about an education but not an education in the traditional sense. A university can provide a guideline but it is in life that one really gains his education. A formal education...

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