Growing Up in Rat City and Beyond is the autobiography of noted White Center, Washington resident Alexander Sasonoff. The 230 page tome, illustrated by the author himself, chronicles his years growing up in the often rough and tumble suburb of Seattle. Chapters include descriptions of the post depression, pre-war years of the blue collar town and it's colorful residents, including stories about the skipper of the purse seiner 'Loyal' Vic Carlsen, prizefighters Harry 'Kid' Matthews and Al Hostak and all the boozing, brawling regulars that inhabited the town with the rodent moniker.To my disappointment, no one believed me and admonished me for making up stories. My father did not drive a car. We had a car that he tried to drive, but for some reason he had great deal of trouble with the stick shift. He had purchased it anbsp;...
|Title||:||Growing Up in Rat City and Beyond|
|Author||:||Alexander G. Sasonoff|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2008-09-28|