Drive Me Out of My Mind

Drive Me Out of My Mind

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Drive Me Out of My Mind is a coming-of-age story of wildness and wandering set primarily in the Upper Peninsula of Michigana€”its abandoned iron mines, desperate small towns, and heart-breaking bars. Ita€™s the memoir of a boy raised by lawless and itinerant women and how he was cultureda€”and corrupteda€”by their hard-living, hard-drinking, and hard-loving ways. Given this lot in life, Faries tells how one boy was hurt into becoming a poet at the ripe age of twoa€”to imagine another world other than the daily madness in front of hima€”a world where violent stalkers hovered over the hospital beds of women as they gave birth, where father figures also copulated with Gramma, where a worn Barbie doll was a main source of comfort, and where home meant 24 anonymous hovels in 10 years.Here we all were in a cupped hand like failed action figures and Barbies that nobody wanted to buy. Nobody every wanted ... Behind him from the street the angelic headlight rays of a red 1964 Plymouth Fury cast a golden aura on his skinny frame. I was sure Aunt ... I woke up in the back of a 1960 Ford Falcon station wagon sleeping on top of twelve cases of beer with Barbie at my side. Mother turned theanbsp;...


Title:Drive Me Out of My Mind
Author: Chad Faries
Publisher:Emergency Press - 2013-10-18
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