The Bodacious Bros Jonnie Comet

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Published: January 9th 2012

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The Bodacious Bros  by  Jonnie Comet

The Bodacious Bros by Jonnie Comet
January 9th 2012 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | | ISBN: | 3.51 Mb

Surf City, New Jersey, in the mid-1970s was like nowhere else on earth. No-one had central airconditioning or widescreen TV. Going barefoot and in swimsuits everywhere was the rule- and, in the days before mobile-phone texting and walkaround InternetMoreSurf City, New Jersey, in the mid-1970s was like nowhere else on earth. No-one had central airconditioning or widescreen TV. Going barefoot and in swimsuits everywhere was the rule- and, in the days before mobile-phone texting and walkaround Internet access, the primary mode of communication for teenagers was face-to-face, usually at a public venue such as the beach or the Boulevard.

People left with their houses unlocked and the car keys in the ignition switch. Even small children went on their own to the beach or bay knowing lifeguards, neighbours and fellow summer folk would look after them. The epicentre of Long Beach Island was then still just a small town of surfers, sunbathers, sailors and fishermen where everyone kept a childs enthusiasm about where they were at the moment.It was a much lighter, gentler, more precious time and place, says author Jonnie Comet, like something out of a dream- but you knew it at the time.

Having been privileged to grow up in such a pristine environment, never to be seen again, here he presents a series of short stories about a surf rats life at the twilight of Surf Citys glory years. And though he has often been suspected of overromanticising it all, the reader must keep in mind that this is all true-- every last word!



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