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“An Apple Core, a Toilet: Misadventures and Memories
of a 1970s Childhood” revisits misadventures and fond memories relatable
to millions of baby boomers, men and women alike. It includes 17 stories that include:
• An Apple Core, a Toilet — The story of a toilet clog that haunts my father still.
• Big Buddy Puppy Love — A 6th grade tale of romance and heartache.
• The Stereo Console — The old wooden console brought wonderful sounds and memories into our home.
• A Reckoning with Jerry Gray — Vengeance on the sled slopes was sweet.
• Left Behind — Sure, we left my little sister at the drive-in theater, but lots of families lost their kids in the ‘70s.