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Michael Spalding

Drifting Too Far from Shore

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ISBN: 0976827700
Издательство: Booklocker.com
Год издания: 2005
Страниц: 300
Book DescriptionDRIFTING TOO FAR FROM SHORE is Michael Spalding?s autobiographical account of 50 years of life encumbered by undiagnosed Attention Deficit Disorder. Born in Britain in 1949, the son of a famous scientist, his initial schooling was an abject disaster. So, as a teenager, he was sent away to a unique coeducational boarding school in Yorkshire, returning to London four years later, considerably happier, yet still woefully undereducated. However, the distractions of 1960s England undermined any further educational endeavors. Several trips to Russia expanded his horizons but not his credentials. Alcohol and treachery combined to destroy his engagement to the beautiful Curate?s daughter. Working and drinking in London and Paris, one ludicrous episode followed another. At twenty-three, he decided to escape city life and hitchhiked off to a hippie commune on the backside of a Greek Island in the Aegean Sea. Nine months later, the lure of the family business...