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No description available, In this memoir Ken Ilgunas lays bare the existential terror of graduating from the University of Buffalo with of student debt Ilgunas set himself an ambitious mission get out of debt as quickly as possible Inspired by the frugality and philosophy of Henry David Thoreau Ilgunas undertook a year transcontinental journey working in Alaska as a tour guide garbage picker and night cook to pay off his student loans before hitchhiking home to New York br br Debt free Ilgunas then enrolled in a master s program at Duke University determined not to borrow against his future again He used the last of his savings to buy himself a used Econoline van and outfitted it as his new dorm The van stationed in a campus parking lot would be more than an adventure it would be his very own i Walden on Wheels i br br Freezing winters near discovery by campus police and the constant challenge of living in a confined space would test Ilgunas s limits and resolve in the two years that followed What had begun as a simple mission would become an enlightening and life changing social experiment, b Lifelong traveler hitchhiker and roamer Ken Ilgunas writes a witty passionate and utterly convincing manifesto that radically reconsiders our current understanding of private property and boldly proposes opening up America s beautiful vast and off limits countryside b br br A few years ago Ken Ilgunas walked miles for his book i Trespassing Across America i As he hiked over the Great Plains to the Gulf Coast of Texas he was struck by one simple fact private property is everywhere Almost anywhere you walk in the United States you will spot No Trespassing and Private Property signs on trees and fence posts In America there are over a billion acres of grassland pasture cropland and forest and miles and miles of coastlines that are mostly closed off to the public br i This Land Is Our Land i calls for a change It s time for America Ilgunas argues to reevaluate its relationship with private property To make his case Ilgunas takes the reader back to the nineteenth century when Americans were allowed to journey undisturbed across the country After a series of laws and Supreme Court rulings the public s right to hunt fish and travel over private land was gradually revoked Today America finds itself as an outlier in the West as a number of European countries have created sophisticated legal systems that protect landowners and give ordinary citizens generous roaming rights to their countries green spaces In Sweden they call it allemansr amp aauml tten In Finland it s jokamiehenoikeus In Britain it is simply the right to roam br Inspired by the United States s history of roaming and taking guidance from present day Europe Ilgunas vividly imagines an American right to roam with all its potential snags and all its potential benefits Ilgunas presents evidence that such a system could be successfully implemented and he calls for a future in which folks everywhere will have the right to walk safely explore freely and roam boldly from California to the New York island from the Redwood Forest to the Gulf Stream waters, No description available