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Sting-Ray Afternoons: A Memoir

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Sting-Ray Afternoons: A Memoir

This is a story of the 1970s. Of a road trip in a wood-paneled station wagon, with the kids in the way-back, singing along to the Steve Miller Band. Of brothers waking up early on Saturday mornings for five consecutive hours of cartoons. Of growing up in a magical era populated by Bic pens, Mr. Clean and Scrubbing Bubbles, lightsabers and those oh-so-coveted Schwinn Sting-Ray bikes. And of a father --- one of 3M's greatest and last eight-track salesmen --- traveling across the country on the brand-new Boeing 747, providing for his family but wanting nothing more than to get home.

In STING-RAY AFTERNOONS, Steve Rushin paints an utterly nostalgic, psychedelically vibrant portrait of a decade overflowing with technological evolution, cultural revolution, as well as brotherly, sisterly and parental love.

Sting-Ray Afternoons: A Memoir
by Steve Rushin

  • Publication Date: July 17, 2018
  • Genres: Memoir, Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Back Bay Books
  • ISBN-10: 0316392251
  • ISBN-13: 9780316392259