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Trailer Trash, With a Girl's Name: Father Figures
by Stacey Roberts

We all blame our parents to some extent for the misfortunes of our childhood. Stacey Roberts can’t ever quite forgive his mother for giving him a girl’s name. And that was just the beginning. Then she moved the family into a used Winnebago motor home. For five years.

Roberts detailed the family’s five-year adventure in their unpredictable Winnebago in his previous novel. Now, his free-spirited mother, entitled older brother, criminal stepfather, and trusty old Winnebago are all back for the next chapter in his story.

Machetes at the breakfast table, shooting grapefruit for sport, and a dogged police detective get the story rolling, along with trailer park bullies and his mother’s daily menu from hell.

Through his work, Roberts explores the relationships between parent and child and shows how he broke away to pursue a new life with the new family he created. It was not easy, and Roberts faced unbearable loss through the years. Nevertheless, this candid, charming adventure shows how he cherished the journey.
 

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