By Marilyn Mayes Kaltenborn

This light-hearted memoir happens in Fleischmanns, long island, a small Catskill Mountain village whose inhabitants elevated from a couple of hundred to many millions in the course of the summer time within the Fifties and Sixties. whereas a few humans imagine small cities are uninteresting locations to reside, the writer and her brothers have been seldom bored, frequently because of their mom and dad' principles on the right way to occupy their time.

While the relations used to be outwardly very traditional, Marilyn and her brothers have been allowed to, between different issues, smoke cigarettes beginning on the age of 2 and a part, smoke corn silk and string, make gun powder, curler skate round the eating room desk at the wall-to-wall carpet, and journey sofa cushions down the stairs.

The publication is a vibrant and funny account of many fantastic adolescence adventures.

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