[Reading] ➬ Where To? ➳ Dmitry Samarov – Realestatelawcenter.us

Where To? Funny, Touching, Observant, Philosophical, Sad, World Weary, Artful And Wonderful Are The Stories That Pepper This Book There Has Never Been A Cab Driver Like Dmitry Samarov And, Since He S Given Up For Keeps Late Night For Hire Driving, There Never Will Be Rick Kogan, Hall Of Fame Reporter For The Chicago Tribune With His Gorgeous Pen And Ink Drawings And Funny, Tragic, And All Too True Stories, Samarov S Chronicle Of His Adventures As A Chicago Taxi Driver Is By Far The Best Ride You Ll Ever Take In A Cab Wendy MacNaughtonDmitry Samarov S Illustrated Memoir Captures Encounters With Drunken Passengers, Overbearing Cops, Unreasonable City Bureaucracy, His Fellow Cabdrivers, A Few Potholes, And Other Unexpectedly Beautiful Moments Accompanied By Dozens Of Samarov S Original Artworks Composed During Traffic Jams, Waits At The Airport, And Lulls In His Shifts The Stories In Where Toprovide A Street Level View Of America From The Perspective Of An Immigrant Painter Driving A Cab For Money.Dmitry Samarov Was Born In Moscow, USSR, In 1970 He Immigrated To The United States With His Family In 1978 He Got In Trouble In First Grade For Doodling On His Lenin Red Star Pin And Hasn T Stopped Doodling Since After A False Start At Parsons School Of Design In New York, He Graduated With A BFA In Painting And Printmaking From The School Of The Art Institute Of Chicago In 1993 Upon Graduation He Promptly Began Driving A Cab First In Boston, Then After A Time, In Chicago.

[Reading] ➬ Where To?  ➳ Dmitry Samarov – Realestatelawcenter.us
  • Paperback
  • 190 pages
  • Where To?
  • Dmitry Samarov
  • 18 November 2017
  • 1940430224

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➬ Where To? ➳ Dmitry Samarov – Realestatelawcenter.us


  1. says:

    I ll never look at a taxi cab the same Great memoir I appreciate receiving a copy from Goodreads and the publisher


  2. says:

    Dmitry Samarov s bookWhere To A Hack Memoir is odd little collection of memories, thoughts, ideas, and contemplations from his career as a cab driver in both Boston briefly and Chicago Released by Chicago s Curbside Splendor Publishing, Samarov s book was financed in part through a Kickstarter campaign The overview Where Tois a memoir ish look at the life of a cab driver, written by Dmitry Samarov, a visual artist who decided he d rather drive a cab than try to support himself with a 9 Dmitry Samarov s bookWhere To A Hack Memoir is odd little collection of memories, thoughts, ideas, and contemplations from his career as a cab driver in both Boston briefly and Chicago Released by Chicago s Curbside Splendor Publishin...


  3. says:

    Interesting and sad to spend your life behind a wheel of a car and dealing with people and issues non of your own I really enjoyed looking threw the eyes of Dmitry would never in a life time would think of doing this for a living His thoughts and art are rough but good and ...


  4. says:

    Excellent little memoir filled with beautiful paintings and drawings by the author as well This is about driving a cab in Chicago from 2010 2012, and for something that was less than 10 years ago the nostalgia came on strong for me as the city s alr...


  5. says:

    Damn good sketches of life in Chicago Samarov does a fine job of getting to the heart of a situation, whether it s an absurd route somewhere, a boorish customer, or a portrait of a neighborhood.


  6. says:

    captures better than a surveillance camera the pureed blend of good and bad that makes up actual life


  7. says:

    I picked up this autographed copy a little while back from UnAbridged Bookstore in Chicago Finally getting to it No real reason I didn t read it sooner, though I like to think we organically choose our next read for a reason I loved it this book I think part of it was reading this extremely Chicago with hints of Boston work almost a year after leaving Chicago I loved getting a personal insight into the workings of the Chicago cab system, one I used frequently for a decade and a half plu I p...


  8. says:

    Some interesting slices of life seen from the window of a cab Not much here beyond that.


  9. says:

    Dmitry Samarov s writing is blunt, to the point and so very soulful This book is the first I ve read of him, and I found myself absolutely enthralled and excited to readWith Where To , I felt like I was peeking into a world that s all around me but one I often tune out Sure, on the exterior the book appears to be a series of vignettes and slices of life compiled together from the observations of a cab driver, but it s muchthan that Where To is a period piece, too It s a sna Dmitry Samarov s writing is blunt, to the point and so very soulful This book is the first I ve read of him, and I found myself absolutely enthralled and excited to readWith Where To , I felt like I was peeking into a world that s all around me but one I often tune out Sure, on the exterior the book appears to be a series of vignettes and slices of life compiled together from the observations of a cab ...


  10. says:

    Having also been a cab driver in Chicago I can relate to Samarov s experiences This small book is a series of vignettes from his days really nights driving in Chicago and, for a shorter period, Boston The interaction with customers is sometimes funny, sometimes sad, and sometimes scary But ...

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