2009 · LaVergne TN
by Jones, Albert, 1924 - 20?
LaVergne TN: self-published, 2009. 121p., snapshot and archival illustrations throughout in color and b&w, first edition 11x8.5 inch wraps, a very good copy, inscribed by author once and signed twice. A adopted kid born in Seattle to parents who couldn't afford to feed him properly, wound up a good ol boy with celebrity friends and Republican cronies (Liberace, David Packard); WWII aviation, travels in Japan, South America, yachting, motorcycle trips, a pleasant meeting with Mr & Mrs Louis Armstrong (who blew scales for an hour before breakfast), 36 consecutive summers at the Bohemian Grove. A mover and international shaker who sold Japanese boomboxes in staggering quantity to our grunts in Vietnam. (Inventory #: 171104)