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Michael Jay grew up in the late 60's, early 70's in a small conservative community town called Walla Walla Washington where the issues of the day were racism and the Vietnam War. Michael Jay grows into a young man who takes a different road from that of those he grew up with and he begins to find new ways to view and deal with old problems and antiquated value systems. His spiritual journey takes him from Walla Walla, Washington into the world of meditation, Eastern ...
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Overview

Michael Jay grew up in the late 60's, early 70's in a small conservative community town called Walla Walla Washington where the issues of the day were racism and the Vietnam War. Michael Jay grows into a young man who takes a different road from that of those he grew up with and he begins to find new ways to view and deal with old problems and antiquated value systems. His spiritual journey takes him from Walla Walla, Washington into the world of meditation, Eastern mysticism--and to Maui.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780744315448
  • Publisher: SynergEbooks
  • Publication date: 6/10/2008
  • Series: Banana Patch , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 686 KB

Meet the Author

Michael David was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on September 28, 1949, but was raised in a small wheat harvesting community in the Southeastern corner of Washington actually called Walla Walla. And, like the character in his books, Michael really graduated from a high school simply know as “WA-HI”, where he served as Student Body President. In 1968, the David attended Walla Walla College, a private, denominational, rather ridged institution of higher learning.

Michael David went on to attend Washington State University for 2 ½ years. He dropped out of WSU in 1970, sold all his belongings and bought a one-way ticket to the island of Maui, with no intention of returning. After living in a place called Banana Patch, Michael found himself moving to Portland, Oregon, joining a rock’n’roll band, and meeting Nanci, who would later become his wife and mother to their two children.

Michael attended Portland State University and there received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Philosophy. Michael and his wife moved back to Walla Walla in 1978 and have lived there ever since. Michael David served on the Walla Walla City Council from 1981 through 1991, and held the office of Mayor in 1986-87. In 1997, Michael David became a Kriyaban, being initiated into Kriya Yoga through the Self-Realization Fellowship.
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