Brother Brother: A Memoir
Today’s Free Kindle eBook: Brother Brother: A Memoir
Do you love road trips? Hop in the back seat of Dan’s ’66 GTO convertible and ride along with him as he travels cross-country in search of his missing brother.The trip is sure to blow your mind!If you are a baby boomer who came of age in the 60’s, you should not pass up Dan’s book.Dan’s memoir; mostly truth, part fiction, is a tribute to his older brother Rich, whom he will always consider a casualty of the post-Vietnam era. Missing in America for the past 45 years, Rich mysteriously reappears along with his ’66 GTO convertible and coerces Dan to retrace the cross-country route he took back in ’70 to settle in a commune in Corrales, New Mexico.With Dan taking control behind the wheel and the spirit of Rich in the passenger seat, Dan recreates some of Rich’s experiences as a flower child/Jesus freak. They visit places like The Badlands, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Yellowstone, The Grand Tetons, Elko Nevada, the Haight/Ashbury District, Yosemite, The Grand Canyon and Zion National Park in an attempt to understand the life Rich chose, which was so drastically different from Dan’s.Along the way they relive memories of the brief 18 years they shared growing up in the absence of their alcoholic father in a struggling single parent household of five kids. In exploring their relationship, Dan confronts several personal issues surrounding the role Rich played in shaping who he became and the impact Rich’s disappearance has had on his life.
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