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Chinaberry Sidewalks by Rodney Crowell
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May 17, 11

Read in May, 2011

This was a really good memoir. Rodney Crowell is a country singer songwriter who grew up poor in Houston Texas. His father was an alcoholic who had dreams of being a honky tonk singer and his mother was a fire and brimstone pentecostal who had epilepsy. Together they had a very rough and sometimes violent relationship. Crowell writes well about his frustation and anger at his parents while also coming to a place of love and acceptance of them. Great read and he gave a great interview on NPR Fresh Air.
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