Wicked and Weird

Wicked and Weird

The Amazing Tales of Buck 65

eBook - 2015
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Star radio-host Rich Terfry presents the amazing tales of his alter ego, musician Buck 65, in this rollicking account of growing up poor, talented, baseball-obsessed, music-mad and girl-smitten.With wit, style and a born writer's knack for telling detail, Rich Terfry gives us the wildly entertaining story of his unusual life through the eyes of his shy but brilliant and preternaturally observant alter-ego, Buck. Born in a small town in Nova Scotia to a mother who begins yelling at him the moment he is born and a father who keeps his own counsel, Buck imbibes fear and insecurity like other kids guzzle milk. Hobbled by his fears and demons, Buck almost disappears into the "evil in the woods" that lurks just beyond the town's border . . . until he is saved by three gifts: baseball, romantic love and music. His epic journey­­--full of diversions, coincidences, and larger-than-life characters--out of the darkness of his suicide-plagued childhood and into the...
Publisher: [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780385679732
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 229 pages : illustrations)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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shelleyfisher
Dec 08, 2015

The man is a poet. I really enjoyed this biography. Perhaps he took some liberties with the story line.

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