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Born in San Francisco just before the Summer of Love, Clane Hayward grew up on hippie communes throughout the west. Her poignantly funny, sometimes melancholy, and always riveting memoir recounts her extraordinary life up until her thirteenth birthday. School was a particularly happy event—it meant a hot lunch and clothes that matched! But Clane's mother warned her that schools are just zoos run by the government. From a world of complex relationships, uncertain rules and constant surprises, Clane forged a childhood, sometimes with, sometimes without her bong-puffing, Buddha-quoting, macrobiotic mother and her wild-haired, redneck father. The Hypocrisy of Disco is an honest, direct, and truly unforgettable tale, and a tribute to the resilience of youth.
|Publisher:||Chronicle Books LLC|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||402 KB|
About the Author
Clane Hayward was born in 1967 in California. At thirteen, she ran away from communes, and at eighteen enlisted in the US Navy, where she served for five years. She returned to San Francisco, where she lived for ten years. She now teaches middle school in Austin, Texas.