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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

TOUR: TRAVELS WITH PENNY by David Alan Morrison

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Title: Travels with Penny
Author: 
David Alan Morrison
Publication Date: 
April 2015
Publisher: 
Booktrope

Two things flashed through my mind when I opened the door to the sex shop to find my mother standing in front of the display case talking to a tall salesman wearing a leather harness, jock strap and a dog collar. The first was, "Oh, crap." The second was, "I hate when Dad's right."

Following the sudden death of his father, a single, middle-aged gay guy struggles with his own mortality be reminiscing about the travels with his gregarious mother. It is a look at the transformation of the baffling, complex relationship between children and their parents.

 

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Author Bio:

Dave Morrison (CI & CT, NIC-A, SC:L, NAD-5). Dave received his A.A. in ASL/ENG Interpreting from L.A. Pierce College in 1989. In 2000, he obtained his M.A. in Theatre Arts from the University of Kentucky. He has interpreted in a variety of venues, from the courtroom to funerals to underwater conservation forums. As an actor, he has been seen on stage, TV and film. He is currently an adjunct instructor of Drama at Skagit Valley College and works with local theatres as a director, actor and instructor.

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REVIEW: TRAVELS WITH PENNY by David Alan Morrison

If the far-out, rip-roaring reader's hook hasn't clued you to the hilarious, uproarious nature of this travelogue-memoir, then you must be reading with your eyes closed and your heart on mute. The no-holds-barred journey of a long-suffering gay male and his unusual mother is also a narrative of culture shock [note: Kentucky is not the only state consistently mangling city pronunciations] but also of a virtual coming of age. Either way, hilarious and touching!



2 comments:

  1. Hi!

    Thank you so much for hosting today! We sure do appreciate your support!

    Laurie Starkey
    Good Tales Book Tours

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  2. Thanks so much for this post. I'm glad you liked the book. People seem to be enjoying it

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