Far And Away: A Prize Every Time

Far And Away: A Prize Every Time

Far and Away: A Prize Every Time

Presents a serialized autobiography describing the author's life, including his career in the band Rush and his motorcycling adventures throughout North America and Europe.


"A ride well worth taking for those who seek the journey more than the destination." —Kirkus (April 1, 2011)

About the Author

Neil Peart is the drummer and lyricist of the legendary rock band Rush and the author of "Ghost Rider," "The Masked Rider," "Roadshow," and "Traveling Music." He lives in Los Angeles.

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JULY 2007

With only a few days at home after the first leg of the Snakes and Arrows tour (sixteen shows, 7,257 miles of motorcycling), this will definitely be the “short version.” Still, I wanted to try to put up something new.

Photographs of the performances are plentifully available elsewhere (my view of the audience this tour is studded with innumerable cell–phone cameras, sticking up like periscopes), so I thought I might just display a couple of motorcycling photos. On this tour Michael and I haven’t even carried cameras with us on the bikes, let alone bothered to...

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