Twitch

Twitch : Memoir of Joseph L Pompili

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Open this door and peek into the mind of a confused child whose body moves and speaks with reckless abandon. Follow him into elementary school where he searches for an adult to help him explain his chaotic behaviors, his inability to learn, and the reasons behind his private hell. Joe's stories are, in the beginning, the sad and poignant memories of a befuddled boy living in the 1960s with undiagnosed Tourette syndrome. When he reaches his turbulent teen years, he uses humor and dogged determination to cope with the devastating bullying and rejection in his life. Somehow you find yourself laughing at and with him. The son of divorced parents, the nephew in a Mafia-connected family, the school's class clown, a homeless sixteen year old, and a drug-and alcohol-abusing twenty-something has a colorful story to tell. He spends ten years hitchhiking from coast to coast, searching for somewhere to call home, surviving attempts on his life (one ordered by his own family), spending time behind bars, and learning the invaluable lessons of a life mislead. These experiences provide this character with his many heartbreaking and raucously funny tales. You will cheer for Joe as he tunnels his way through the nearly insurmountable roadblocks placed in his path. He will surprise and entertain you with the stories that made the author say, "Joe, you ought to write a book."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 308 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 530.7g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514290731
  • 9781514290736

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