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Following in the tradition of Ghost Rider and Traveling Music Rush drummer Neil Peart lets us ride with him along the backroads of North America Europe and South America sharing his experiences in personal reflections and full-color photos. Spanning almost four years these 22 stories are open letters that recount adventures both personal and universal from the challenges and accomplishments in the professional life of an artist to the birth of a child. These popular stories originally posted on Neils website are now collected and contextualized with a new introduction and conclusion in this beautifully designed collectors volume. Fans will discover a more intimate side to Neils very private personal life and will enjoy his observations of natural phenomena. At one point he anxiously describes the birth of two hummingbirds in his backyard; at the same time his wife is preparing for the birth of their daughter a striking synchronicity tenderly related to readers. A love of drumming nature art and the open road threads through the narrative as Neil explores new horizons both physical and spiritual. This is the personal introspective travelogue of rocks foremost drummer enthusiastic biker and sensitive husband and father. Far and Away is a book to be enjoyed again and again like letters from a distant friend.

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