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Read ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ç William ScalinD his friends lives in The Herd from 93rd It reminded me of the stories my dad told me about his life growing p I do wish I grew p then when things seemed to be easier I recommend this book to anyone who needs a glimpse of the past This book was fun for me to read as the author was born three years after my Dad and the same year as my Mom From stories told by many aunt and some of my Dad s friends he would have got in with Herd It was a history lesson taught in a fun way and learned that my generation wasn t too different from my parents My Mom had passed and Dad lives
NEAR ME NOW SO I LEARNING HIS STORIES ONEme now so I learning his stories one a time This book reminds me that I need to write them down The informal tone got me immediately It was as though the author was speaking just to me He captured the era in a way that took me back immediatelyEvery part of the book took longer to read than I expected because I kept being sent into memories mostly pleasant others not so pleasant The description of the world of growing p before smart phones color TV the internet FaceBook the Nanny State and so much else should be read by every child of a baby boomer You will nderstand your parents so much better after reading this I could t say it better than this review fron R Kucera on and I ote The Herd by Scalin served to be a time capsule of my own childhood of long gone relatives and neighborhood friends and the almost forgotten experiences were once again brought to mind with a smile and a light hearted calmness that gently brought me back in time The presentation of those ite and simple times brings back pleasant recollection of how thing were so different so much innocent and compelling than the way things are todayThe way that Bill s introduces and describes his relatives display the closenessthe love and care that his family. Gsters He then comparesthem to his own life experiences Bill goes on to explore his own early childhood memories in a comparative studyincluding an assault charge with a suirt gun shooting ata driver with a Japanese sniper rifle loaded with a lit firecracker Mr Scalin then begins the arduous task of intro ducingsome of his fifty plus friends of the Herd in Cleveland Ohioin the sixties; not an organized gang but just a group of neighborhood guys drawn together for reasons that Bill explores in this book His accountings of the early years contain many true stories. ,
While I enjoyed reading about the hijinks
And Lasting Friendships Of These Men Ilasting friendships of these men I not enjoy the book The editing proofreading is so poor as to be nonexistent I nderstand wanting to keep Mr Scalin s speech rhythm but that could have been done without jarring errors in punctuation and
OTHER GRAMMATICAL POOR EDITING DOES NOT BOTHER YOUgrammatical errorsIf poor editing does not bother you a starThis book was provided to me at no cost The Herd from 93rd by William Scalin is a book filled with captivating memories and humorous moments from Scalin s own life Upon turning fifty Scalin is thrown a surprise birthday party Attending this party are many of his lifelong friends or otherwise known as The Herd from 93rd Seeing all his friends in one place causes memories of growing The Far Far Better Thing up with them to overflow resulting in a book that makes me wish that I too could belong to the Herd from 93rdIn The Herd from 93rd Scalin shares his love for his friends beer and cars Scalin grewp in a time when friendship and loyalty still meant something I find it amazing that Scalin has so many good friends Today it is so hard to find just one loyal friend This shows me that Scalin is a pretty cool person to know This book also taught me a couple of things The first is a new way to look for a job Reading the obituaries is a pretty genius idea The second is how to teach my child to appreciate her things by getting her to clean them each time she Valentines Cowboy uses them The story I found the funniest in The Herd from 93rd is when Harold bought the bar Personally I think Harold knew what he was doing the whole time and was not crazy Reading this book also made me realize how times have changed Now days if a member of a school staff puts their hands on you in any way it is a lawsuit What the vice principal did to Scalin wasncalled for I really enjoyed reading about Scalin s an. William Scalin after his surprise fiftieth birthday party comes to a startling realization as to needing answers; as to why his friends were so free spirited and carefree and had remained friends after some fifty plus years Compared to family members who were so reserved and serious Years later he decided to write this memoir sing storieshe felt that could never be found anywhere else and just werebegging to be told Relating stories from his grandparents parents and family members’ experiences including the murders of both grandparents by local Pittsburgh gan. Had for each other His pbringing and the of becoming a young man are revealed as his inner person Mediterranean Men Bundle uncovers some of the ways and whys that his life had changed It seams that the most life changing event in Bill s life was the meeting with and joining of the Herd from 93rd at theimpressionable age of 16 Was this a blessing or was it a situation that could endp destroying his morals and The Indian Tycoons Marriage Deal upbringing First impression Well these guys seem to be a lot of fun but being the new guy he s got to test the waters so to speak before he makes any long range commitments Bill tells that as time goes by he becomes one of the boys and it leads to somegood times and some times that weren t so good and could in fact lead to some serious conseuences Scalin over time comes to the realization that the Herd is really in it for the long haul and wonders why the bond that he discovered at sixteen continues to be as close some forty years later The answer of this fairlynusual likelihood can be revealed and embraced as you read about The Herd from 93rd by the way I am R Kucera I was one of the herd XX This is a book baby boomers will love Bill Scalin writes a sharp pictograph of the life of the average teen in the late 1950 s 1960 s Bill takes Holding Tight (Five in a Bed Book 3) us through the joy and angst of growingp just off 93rd street in Cleveland Ohio the extended family feel of the entire neighborhood the brews the cars the hair styles of the American teen Even those of The Mistress of Pemberley: An Erotic Pride Prejudice Sequel (Secrets of Pemberley Book 1) us raised in small towns in the desert recognize this place in time with nostalgia and a bit of regret Most ofs would never go back to
The Person We Were But We Could All Do Withperson we were but we could all do with neighborhood againA ick read I would recommend this book to all my baby boomer class of readers and their children My daughter is laughing as she reads The Herd from 93rd as I write this review. And characters that are both memorable and entertaining Some of his memories border on the nbelievable like the time when Wild Bill Gambel fell in an open cement mixer – to the hilarious story about the Cleveland cop telling him and JerrySmolek to have a nice day after going eighty five in a forty five with a bottle of scotch on the front seat Bill continues by reliving a sad story of Teddy the cop accidentally shooting a fellow officer to death and takes a curve to share two miracle stories of his problems with cliffs jagged rocks and near death by drowning. .