Patches on my Britches

by James Alfred Davidson



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 01/01/2000

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 276
ISBN : 9781585002924
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 276
ISBN : 9781410703026

About the Book

This story eases you back through childhood where you will experience the delights, difficulties, and wonders of growing up. It is a true story that paints a vivid picture of the tenacity of a family of West Texas Panhandle pioneers. You will enjoy the gentle humor and the way of life that the parents, Mawy and Pawy, and their thirteen children achieved, even in the middle of the depression and the dust bowl days of the 1930's. They endured and came through the hard times stronger than ever.

Young readers will enjoy being with Alfred, the author, as he gets lost in a sandstorm, makes his own toys, and has boyhood adventures by the barrelful. Adults will find themselves slipping into a mellow mood as childhood memories come wandering back. It is a captivating story that is hard to lay down.

About the Author

James Alfred Davidson grew up in a small sheltered community in the Texas Panhandle. After high school he joined the Army Air Corps and soon found himself in places he had heard about in geography class. He traveled from the East Coast to the West Coast and lived in eight of the states in between.

After college in Michigan, he moved his family on to Cuba, Argentina, and Canada and continued to fly throughout the Americas. Now retired, he still flies with his wife and the other "snow birds" in their migration between Tucson, Arizona and Crystal Lake, Michigan.