Adam Yamey's coming-of-age stories are set in three continents during the 1950s, 60s and '70s. They explore a wide selection of topics ranging from St John the Baptist's index finger to John F Kennedy's untimely death, from Archimedes bath to Pearl Harbor, from Mozart to Mussolini, and much more. The reader will encounter many celebrities including artists, economists, musicians, philosophers, and millionaires, as well as a US politician and a judge.
Join the author on a series of memorable and sometimes unusual journeys made during his youth, and discover which malevolent dictator's hand he shook and whether Charlie Chaplin really did wave to him.
This memoir of vacations made during childhood and adolescence is richly illustrated with photographs taken by Adam Yamey. His travelogues ""Albania on my Mind"" and ""Scrabble with Slivovitz"" have already met with much critical acclaim.