This book is a tale of life and living geared towards a generation of young adults looking for knowledge and hard earned wisdom from the person who lived it. From primitive life in the South Pacific to the war in Vietnam to the smuggler's den in South America, life in prison and beyond - this is a detailed account of life out on the edge. It's a story of the endless quest for love, spiritual enlightenment and social acceptance.
The compact version of "Thirty One Lives, 1950 - 2010. A Sixty Year Memoir and Journal", this story cuts to the chase and details a life filled with adventure and misadventure. Born on a little farm out by Yellowstone Park, traveling across the Pacific on an ocean liner as a twelve year old in 1961. landing in stone age Papua New Guinea and at boarding school in Australia. This is just the beginning. Caught up in the chaos of the Vietnam War, first as a soldier, then a protester. Caught up in the world of elicit drugs, first as a user, then a smuggler and finally a prisoner. Married and divorced not once, but twice. Pain, joy, love, rejection, acceptance, success, failure - life in a nutshell. It's a book written with rare emotion in a conversational tone that makes for easy reading, a story not like others. It's a life and living story - just one special life. Enjoy!