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A COLLECTION OF TRUE STORIES OF GROWING UP IN RURAL FLORIDA IN THE SEVENTIES Mark Perrin recounts the humorous parts of growing up in a small rural town in central Florida in We Lived It and Laughed. Boredom, dysfunctional families, and testosterone equal tales bigger than life. The characters who populate the stories rise to mythical stature created by a storyteller who recounts some true tall tales from decades ago. Through it all, the author’s dry sense of irony, comedic overtones, and casual style paint a portrait of young men who found a way to survive the perils of adolescence without much supervision. Instead of resorting to violence or crime, and relying mostly on humor, the boys of Chuluota form their own tribe and find a way to make something out of nothing. All the while, they raise themselves and learn together how to survive by using ingenuity born of boredom. This collection of reminiscences will transport you back to a time before technology, cell phones, and iPads. Lazy summer days spent devising ways to defeat the boredom of poverty and abandonment from their parents remind us all that humor and ingenuity can create heroes. From row boat ski tows to brick wallpaper to dead sharks, We Lived It and Laughed entertains with humor and enlightens with honesty. BUY THE BOOK AND BE TRANSPORTED BACK TO A SIMPLER TIME WHEN SOMETIMES ALL THAT IS NEEDED IS A PUSH OVER THE TOP OF THE SWING SET TO BE PROUD.
bound: 130 pages
publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (May 27, 2017)
isbn: 1546789960, 978-1546789963,
weight: 9 ounces (