“Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road” is a travelogue by Rush drummer Neil Peart. The book documents Peart’s motorcycle journey from Los Angeles to Nova Scotia in an effort to recover from the death of his wife and daughter.
For who is this book for ?
“Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road” is a travelogue by Rush drummer Neil Peart. The book documents Peart’s motorcycle journey from Los Angeles to Nova Scotia in an effort to recover from the death of his wife and daughter. It would be best suited for those who are interested in motorcycles, traveling, or memoirs.
- The book is well-written and provides a detailed account of Peart’s journey.
- The story is moving and provides insight into the healing process.
- Peart’s writing offers a unique perspective on motorcycle travel.
- Peart’s writing is dry and unengaging
- The book feels like it was padded with unnecessary details
- Peart comes across as self-centered and egotistical
Learn more about the author
Neil Peart is the drummer and lyricist for the rock band Rush. He has written several books, including “Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road” and “The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa”.
“I picked up Neil Peart’s Ghost Rider expecting a light read about his motorcycle journey across North America in the wake of tragedy. I was wrong. What I found instead was one of the most intense, introspective, and well-written pieces of travel literature I have ever had the pleasure to experience. This isn’t just a story about grief and healing; it is an examination of how we all process pain and loss, woven together with stunning descriptions of some beautiful (and not so beautiful) landscapes.”
“I picked up this book expecting a story about motorcycle riding.Instead I read about the author’s personal tragedy and his journey to recover from it. This is not a light, easy read, but it is an incredibly powerful one. Neil Peart has written beautifully about his experiences on the road and how they helped him heal.”
“Ghost Rider is an open and honest account of one man’s healing journey. Touching, funny, and insightful, it is a testament to the power of travel to heal the heart.”
“Ghost Rider is a beautifully written and powerful memoir. Neil Peart has the ability to evoke strong emotions in the reader- from heartbreak to laughter. His descriptions of people, places, and things are so vivid that you feel as if you are right there with him on his journey.”