“As a child, Macel had a limited understanding of what her father did after he drove off and traveled far away to work,” writes Marvin Heiferman in the introduction to Sara Macel’s May the road rise to meet you. The book reveals the mystery by retracing the miles traveled all those years by father, Dennis, a telephone pole salesman. “After forty-four years on the road, Dennis Macel estimates he's been away from home more than 4,000 days, traveled close to 8 million miles, and sold 36,000 telephone poles a year.
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