Those Were the Days: Stories of Growing Up in East Texas

Those Were the Days: Stories of Growing Up in East Texas

by Neal Murphy

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Overview

You are invited to return to the 1940s and 1950s with the author for a look at humorous events that happened in his life. Born and reared in San Augustine, Texas, life was truly in the slow lane. The Early Years – read about his first experience with chewing tobacco, and shooting his grandfather’s shotgun, raising a pet chicken, owning his first dog, and landing his first job. School Days – true stories of attacks by a goose, fishing with his coaches, and his initiation into high school, and a fight at school. College Years – working at a funeral home, a runaway cot, and experience with “white lightning”. Early Married Life – Burning his marriage license twice, a diddler on his roof, and go along on a lost weekend, read about the ditch nurse. Long Arm of The Law – Humorous incidents that happened while working as a police officer. Read about an embarrassing moment for the author, Baptist foxes, and dueling cops. A mail box in a cemetery causes questions. Home Town – Reminisce about a drive-in movie, a mystery drink, and catching a huge fish in a small pond. Finally, selling the old family house.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462817559
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

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