"A life story steeped in all things American...an unforgettable read cover to cover." --The Midwest Book Review
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Growing up in Des Moines during this time many parts of the story I could relate to, so really enjoyed the bookPublished on September 19, 2013 by Amazon Customer
Finally a man who is entirely honest, open, ironic, and full of heart writes about growing up in the sixties and maturing in the seventies! Read morePublished on August 1, 2013 by TAMRA PHIPPS
Mike Wellman has shared the story that many of us know but few of us can tell. The 50s and 60s were more than just "turbulent" times, as is so often said. Read morePublished on May 11, 2012 by Jo Kline Cebuhar
Maybe not technically written well, but the content was perfect. Des Moines is my hometown. The stories are true. Read morePublished on April 7, 2011 by jodi
Wonderful well written book covering many of the childhood memories (good and bad) of those who grew up in the 60's and 70's. Read morePublished on January 6, 2011 by ann flood
In this debut publication, Michael Wellman captures the essence of growing up in the middle of the baby boom as a middle-class boy in Des Moines, Iowa during a time of tremendous... Read morePublished on May 1, 2009 by J. E. Duncan
I bought this book when a friend from Des Moines told me about it. It is the most poorly written book I have read in the last 30 years. Read morePublished on March 25, 2009 by peggysou