• Biography,  Tramp

    From coast to coast with Jack London by Leon Ray Livingston (1917) Free Book

    From coast to coast with Jack London by Leon Ray Livingston (1917) Free Book To Restless Young Men and Boys Who Read this Book, the Author, who Has Led for Over a Quarter of a Century the Pitiful and Dangerous Life of a Tramp, gives this Well-Meant Advice: DO NOT Jump on Moving Trains or Street Cars, even if only to ride to the next street crossing, because this might arouse the “Wanderlust,” besides endangering needlessly your life and limbs. Wandering, once it becomes a habit, is almost incurable, so NEVER RUN AWAY, but STAY AT HOME, as a roving lad usually ends in becoming a confirmed tramp. There is…

  • Social Life,  Tramp

    The curse of tramp life by Leon Ray Livingston Free PDF book (1912)

    The curse of tramp life by Leon Ray Livingston Free PDF book (1912) In presenting this, my third tramp-story to the public, I do so with the assurance that this book is absolutely suited to be read by the most delicate child as well as the most dainty lady, as not a single objectionable word nor phrase is written therein.  It is certain to be of abounding interest to any person, young or old, as it gives the public an actual insight into the true life of the tramp, tearing to shreds the glamor thrown over his miserable existence by romance writers. Primarily, its object is to prove to boys…

  • Adventure,  Biography,  Novels,  Tramp

    The diary of a soldier of fortune by Stanley Portal Hyatt ( 1911 ) Free PDF book

    The diary of a soldier of fortune by Stanley Portal Hyatt ( 1911) Free PDF book English Tramp: his experiences as an engineer, sheep station hand, labor agent, explorer, American soldier, blockade runner, tramp Excerpt The vessel on which I left England the first time was — and I believe is still — one of the finest and fastest sailing ships ever launched. She had been built in the days when the cargo-tank was still a horror of the future, and she held the record from the Cape to Melbourne, having made the run in seventeen days. True, she had done the feat by accident, involuntarily, having been unable to heave…

  • Biography,  Poverty,  Tramp,  William Henry Davies

    The autobiography of a super-tramp by William Henry Davies 1917 PDF book

    Download The autobiography of a super-tramp by William Henry Davies 1917 PDF book This is the autobiography of the author William Henry DaviesWilliam Henry Davies or W. H. Davies was a Welsh poet and writer. Davies spent a significant part of his life as a tramp or hobo, in the United Kingdom and the United States, but became one of the most popular poets of his time. Born: July 3, 1871, Newport, United Kingdom Died: September 26, 1940, Nailsworth, United Kingdom Full name: William Henry Davies Nationality: BritishAn excerpt from the author’s introduction I hasten to protest at the outset that I have no personal knowledge of the incorrigible Super- tramp who wrote…

  • Biography,  Crimes,  Editor's Picks,  Novels,  pinned,  Tramp

    Dock walloper; the story of ” Dick” Butler 1933 (Autobiography ) PDF book

    Dock walloper; the story of ” Dick” Butler (1933)  (Autobiography ) PDF book A very interesting biography of an Irish Tramp full of Sarcasm and Sadness. Highly recommended book.  COVER OF THE BOOK BlG DICK BUTLER is an original living character right out of Hell’s Kitchen who is not to be confused with Trader Horn, Baron Munchausen or Sinbad the Sailor. What he relates is the gospel truth, mellowed and strengthened by age like the whiskey of which he is so fond. What a memory the man has! He remembers not only the nice things that prim people store away among their souvenirs but a variety of happenings that are startling,…