2012 1st edition softback; 100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared; Kim Stafford; signed by author (see image); Trinity University Press publisher; book very good condition.
How many tricks does it take to grow up and survive? From a beautiful childhood, the older brother disappears into depression, leaving the younger to endure the story. We explore memory to find a brother lost to suicide - the saint who teaches his family about depression, violence, and the ultimate quest for harmonious relationships.
Portraying two boys, close in age and inseparable in many ways, against the backdrop of an American family in th e1950s. Bret was the good older son, .. Kim the itenerant wanderer...