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Author Marcia Kreutzmann is the second child of William Kreutzmann and Janice Shaughnessy. Born in Palo Alto, California in 1960, her parents divorced in 1966 and she grew up in her mother's homeland of Biloxi, Mississippi, For more than ten years, Marcia straddled, sometimes unsuccessfully, the two very different worlds of the conservative Deep South and counterculture California.

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By Betty Eilerman on July 21, 2017 This is a "down to earth", real remembrance of how it was to grow up in a complex family, ...

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Memories ... In writing this memoir, I’ve come to believe memories have personalities. Some come bursting through the door yelling “write me, write me!” while others are shy, deep in shadow, a vague silhouette. The shy ones are the most challenging, as they must be gently coaxed out into the light, only to discover they are holding hands with another memory. Soon, I have a whole group in front of me, quietly waiting while I inspect each one, turning them this way and that, standing there mute while I ponder what to do. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From the memoir Miss Hippie In Mississippi
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