Posts Tagged ‘ memoir ’

A Boy With No Future Becomes a Man

September 15, 2014
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A few years ago, Nathan Gauer and his mother set out on a six-week road trip just hours before his high school graduation. With nothing but open country before them, like a song, Nathan is unsure if he is running from something or toward something. After tracking down an old family friend to repay a debt his mother refers to only as “the favor,” they accept an invitation to attend a Lakota Sundance in the…

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The Most Ridiculous Relationship Ever. A True Story.

March 11, 2014
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Have you ever met a man that makes you act foolish? You are in good company. Melanie Moore tells the story of the most ridiculous relationship ever, in her new memoir, “Tomato Stakes.” By her own account, Mel was a free spirited gypsy who needed no man. She had her crazy cousin to fill her days. They drank until they couldn’t stand. They drove people insane. They were inseparable The secret, though, was that Melanie…

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Dear Mom (And Dear Dad)

November 13, 2012
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Sometimes, the most important conversation you can have is with someone who is gone. Do the words “Dear Mom” come any easier when Mom is gone? What if there were things you never told her? Things you’ve always wanted to know? And after you’ve written letters pouring your heart out to your mom, would you show those letters to your dad? Kate Kaiser did. Her book “Letters to my Mother (But Really for My Father)”…

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