Remember growing up in the 1970s? Remember shag haircuts, spyder bikes and playing outside all day?
After reading “Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood” these readers certainly did:
These readers surely did after reading “Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood:”
“Happy, sad. Laugh, cry. You’ll remember stories from your own childhood as you read about the author’s family.” – Shari W. Temoke
“Huffy bikes with banana seats, Evel Knievel, staying out until the street lights came on, drive-in movies, it’s all in here!” – Tony L
“If you’re looking for 60’s and 70’s nostalgia, or just want to read about how great it was to grow up in that era, I highly recommend this book.” – L. James
“Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood” offers a romp back in time to the fond childhood memories that millions of baby boomers experienced more than 40 years ago.
It includes stories about:
• Bike jumps that nearly killed us
• Vengeance on the sledding slopes
• 6th grade puppy love
• The old wooden stereo console every family had in the dining room
• The David Cassidy shag haircut
• The dog that ran away
• The photo box in the old box in mom and dad’s hall closet
• The baby sister left behind at the drive-in theater
• A regrettable incident in which a toilet was clogged with an apple core
• And other tales that could only happen in the 70s.
I hope, as you read this delightful collection of stories, that you have as much fun reliving your 70s childhood as I did writing about my own.
Tom Purcell’s nationally syndicated humor column appears in more than 300 newspapers. After receiving a powerful response to a few columns he wrote about growing up in suburban Pittsburgh in the 70s, he decided to write a book, “Misadventures of a 1970s Childhood.” With nearly 200 reviews at Amazon.com, the book holds a rating of 4.4 stars.