I can't seem to parse the last sentence. Or, how would you paraphrase it? Is is a separate sentence added to the one right before it as a run-on element?
(An excerpt from 'Rock of Ages." The essay has been talking about Bob Seger hanging in there after, it seemed, reaching as far as he could reach ....)
"Nah," he said. "I didn't give you the right answer. It isn't as good as I thought it would be. I don't guess it ever is, is it?"
He headed for his car, his steps sounding in the deserted parking lot, a Michigan boy come home from the road.
('American Beat' by Bob Greene)