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How to Be Homeless With Grace and Style


How To Be Homeless With Grace & Style


Larry "Brute" Bruttomesso



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Smashwords Edition

Copyright Larry Bruttomesso 2007

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Foreword

Over the years I've heard one successful author after another advise first-time writers to stick to a subject they know. In my case that would be homelessness. In one way or another I've been homeless much of my adult life. In the early days, this was a conscious lifestyle choice. Playing country music in nightclub bands was all I wanted out of life. I'd go wherever I had to, do whatever I had to, to maintain my lifestyle as a honkytonk musician. The crowd on the dancefloor was my tribe, my people. I was their shaman, their witch doctor. When the band was "in the groove" and the crowd was hot, an authentic magical spell was created. Everyone could feel the electricity in the air. At that moment there was no place else I'd rather be.

Since the dawn of mankind, the painted-up folks pounding on drums and dancing around bonfires have understood this feeling. And to think, I was being paid to experience this ecstasy night after night. Life was good!

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