Don't Throw Away Your Stick till You Cross the River: The Journey of an Ordinary Man

Don't Throw Away Your Stick till You Cross the River: The Journey of an Ordinary Man

by Vincent Beach, Anni Beach
     
 

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Vincent Beach seems an ordinary man from ordinary beginnings. Look deeper, however, and you'll discover a special human being. Vincent left his native Jamaica in 1944 and enlisted in the Royal Air Force. Yearning to be a jazz musician, he bought an old clarinet and practiced. Through his perseverance, he found his way to America and a career for 22 years as a

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Vincent Beach seems an ordinary man from ordinary beginnings. Look deeper, however, and you'll discover a special human being. Vincent left his native Jamaica in 1944 and enlisted in the Royal Air Force. Yearning to be a jazz musician, he bought an old clarinet and practiced. Through his perseverance, he found his way to America and a career for 22 years as a bandsman in the U.S. Air Force. Becoming an educator, he served the children on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona, and later enjoyed teaching in community college. Share the joys and woes of an ordinary man in his storied autobiography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589850767
Publisher:
Five Star Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/17/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.74(d)

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