Volume one of an odd boy is a memoire of an eccentric aficionado of Bach and Blues, poetry and painting. A portrait of the artist as a lad, set in the experimental cultural ferment of the late 1960s. It is a coming-of-age adventure, both surreal and innocent, humorous and poignant, depicting an era when the Arts set a generation's imagination on fire. The author's life is a rare roulette wheel of childhood wonder and tragic debacles; a debilitating stammer and a powerful singing voice; bad luck and fierce good fortune. At 16 he's travelled far in human experience from the midnight expedition he made to the crossroads at the age of 12.... if itahasato be . . . but leta#39;s have one last brain storm to make sure that we really do want to go for Savage Cabbage. ... of Blues-based names were suggested: Gut Bucket; Crossroads; Cooling Board; Barrel House; Hellhound; a#39; nation Sack;anbsp;...
|Title||:||an odd boy - volume one [paperback]|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2011-07-01|