P.A. Kane

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Growing up in a three bed/one bath house with nine siblings in Buffalo, New York was a just the facts, assembly-line type of childhood. However, one day in the late seventies, well into my clamorous teen years, that all changed when my exhausted mom uncharacteristically asked several probing questions about how I was doing, what I wanted of life and how I was going to get there... totally confounding me. She was supposed to dish out commands and make declarative statements: ...take out the trash ...don’t come home unless you’re bleeding; ...every time you masterbate it’s a hundred-years in purgatory. Not ask me to articulate inward looking, reflective questions about myself. Self-examination and contemplation, was light years beyond my tra ...more

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The Last Playlist: A Sonic Epitaph (TLP) is unique in the realm of memoir writing. It combines a music playlist with personal essays for a trans-dimensional reading experience that is sometimes fun, sometimes uplifting, sometimes heartbreaking. In addition to touching all those human pressure points, TLP is also thoughtful

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