Author Harry Marlin met everything including life head on. He spent his childhood in tiny depression-ridden Blanket, Texas, and matured during 50 combat missions over Germany. His thinking and personality were forever colored by both experiences. Opinionated, blunt and uncompromisingly candid, he was talented beyond belief. He was a Steel guitar musician, photographer, Police Officer, Columnist and Book Author. Harry could be humorous, hauntingly profound and compassionate, all in the one paragraph. Called the Will Rogers of Central Texas, Marlin wrote a weekly column for the Brownwood Bulletin over a period of 11 years. I Got By presents the second volume of compilations of his best stories taking a humorous look back at growing up and facing life's challenges through every generation. qCrime Didn't Pay and Nothing Else Did Eitherq explores the time when Crime was a rare occasion because folks didn't have enough money to afford anything worth stealing. In qHemingway Never Picked Cotton or Danced in a Honkey-Tonk, q Marlin compares how the famous Author might have written differently had he been exposed to some Texas traditions. Colorful and witty, I Got By provides insights into life in rural Texas during the Great Depression and shows that humor can provide relief in many challenging situations. This being the 2nd volume and Marin's final book, it is your last chance to explores a Lifetime worth of his experiences.I probably wona#39;t contact them as I have a perfectly good 1995 Ford F-150 pickup with about 4 gallons of gas in it. In case nobody noticed, the price ... later Ia#39;ll have to make an unannounced trip to a service station. I know that if they find out Ia#39;manbsp;...
|Title||:||I Got by|
|Publisher||:||Trafford Publishing - 2012-08|