This very readable book will get you all fired up about small-town life in the 1950s! Flaunting a Dave Barry brand of humor, dozens of period photos, 50 unique drawings, 31 stand-alone stories, and often a literary level of writing, it rides the reader on a metaphorical Whizzer motorbike journey through life, from days of innocence through forsaken virtue. Along the way, village fires are both personal tragedies and popular roadside attractions. Actual events and historical personages mist over like foggy mornings. How much of each account is fact, how much is fiction? The author asks the reader to decide--and offers help with two different beginnings and endings! Everything in this book is, of course, absolutely, positively true. Sort of.ne fine fall day in 1957 Dad drove his old Chevy to the levee of a new car dealership on Newark Road, and came home with a ... The company came up with some six dozen technological innovations among car companies, not the least of which were genuine simulated ... custom-fitted rubber floor mats, both front and rear.
|Title||:||In Light of Fires and Foggy Mornings: Stories from a Small Town in the 1950s That Are Absolutely, Positively True. Sort Of|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2007-07-01|