Yeah, What Else? – Essays, Memoirs, Poems, and Reviews
Packed with insight, humor, and emotion, Yeah, What Else? offers a collection of author C.W. Spooner's previously published memoirs, essays, poems, and reviews.
Spanning sixty-five years, from 1950 until the present, the works touch on a variety of universal themes. In the story, "Shake Hands with Mr. Jolley," Spooner shares a fond memory of a journey to a baseball game in the summer of 1950. "Sam: Memories of a Good Dog," tells of a difficult decision Spooner and his wife had to make regarding their beloved German Shepard. Spooner closes with "Bro. Dick," a heartfelt tribute to his late brother.
From memories of friends and family while growing up in Vallejo, California; to tales of his experiences at various educational institutions; to special eulogies; and more, Yeah, What Else? shares a compilation of reflections that examine one man's life and its special moments.
About C.W. Spooner (Orange County, California Author)
C.W. Spooner was born and raised in Vallejo, California, though he now calls Orange County home. He is the author of '68 - A Novel; Children of Vallejo - a short story collection; Yeah, What Else? - a collection of essays, memoirs, and poems; and Like a Flower in the Field - a second collection of short stories.
His stories have appeared in Monday Update, The Storyteller, Spitball, Lost Coast Review, and Of Burgers & Barrooms - an anthology published by Main Street Rag. Spooner earned a B.S. in Management from Golden Gate University and enjoyed a forty-year career in Information Technology management.