Counting Crows: Stories of Love, Laughter and Loss

Counting Crows: Stories of Love, Laughter and Loss

by Spencer Hatton


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What do basketball legend Wilt "The Stilt" Chamberlain, the Queen Mother of England, actor Al Pacino, writer Kurt Vonnegut, blues great B.B. King and Lady Bird Johnson have in common? They have crossed paths with Spencer Hatton during his nearly four decades as a journalist and award-winning columnist. These famous people are just a few of the colorful personalities found inside the pages of "Counting Crows: Stories of Love, Laughter and Loss." Ever walk down the aisle at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas holding onto the arm of an Elvis impersonator? The author has and describes in detail what happened during his hilarious marriage ceremony. You will also get to meet a group of courageous fathers who, like the author, have raised children with special needs. And then there are the long, painful steps the writer takes following the death of his wife, and then just two years later, the tragic death of his 18-year-old son, Jed. It's a journey of deep sorrow, fresh discoveries and renewed hope, making "Counting Crows" a reading experience not to be missed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475161052
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Spencer Hatton has spent nearly four decades working as a newspaper columnist, reporter and editor. His columns in the Yakima Herald-Republic have earned numerous state and regional awards along with national recognition from the Autism Society of America. His topics range from the uproarious to the deeply personal. He and his wife, Leslie, live in Yakima, Washington, with their two cats, Bone and Sly.

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