This darkly comic novel from Dave Eggers follows a single mom, Josie, after she leaves her children’s father and her home in Ohio and heads to Alaska with her kids, Paul and Ana. At first, the trip feels like a vacation, but things soon take a turn for the worse. Alaska turns out to not be the stunning and serene place Josie envisioned, and the three of them find themselves on a misguided adventure that includes running from forest fires, trading dentistry for music lessons, and living in an abandoned silver mine. Ultimately, the trip is an unforgettable journey that brings the family closer together. Follow along on their sometimes disappointing, sometimes breathtaking, and always interesting road trip with our interactive map!