Lost In Place: Growing Up Absurd in Suburbia
From the author of Iron & Silk comes a charming and frequently uproarious account of an American adolescence in the age of Bruce Lee, Ozzy Osborne, and Kung Fu. As Salzman recalls coming of age with one foot in Connecticut and the other in China (he wanted to become a wandering Zen monk), he tells the story of a teenager trying to attain enlightenment before he's learned to drive.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
3.5 stars. Most dragged a bit, because I'm a pacifist and female, and I just don't understand the drive to fight, to prove how tough one is by hurting oneself and others. But I sure did enjoy getting ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Sort of a prequel to his _Iron and Silk_. I could personally relate to many of Salzman's aspirations and childhood fascinations, and even shared some of the same childhood TV shows... Read full review