By Michael Lutz
Michael A. Lutz by no means knew a lot approximately his great-uncle Orbie, who died fourteen years prior to he used to be born. yet his family members in Peniel, Texas, all swore that Orbie have been performed in via foul play, lending his personality an charisma of poser. during this hot memoir, Lutz makes use of the ghost of Orbie as his unconventional pen good friend as he stocks fond thoughts from his adolescence and explores the ups and downs of retirement after an extended occupation as a qualified sportswriter.
With an identical trademark humor and magnificence that exceptional his sportswriting, Lutz focuses totally on the relaxing adjustments that getting older brings. He writes approximately his attendance at his high-school reunion, his club within the previous Geezers Shootist Society, his provider within the Flounder Wars, his routines within the Wheezy Geezer fitness center, and extra. He additionally reminisces approximately summer season jobs, youth associates, and the cascade of thoughts an previous Coke bottle can unleash.
In addition to lighter issues, Lutz explores his grief after his mother’s dying, his spirituality, and his struggles with prostate melanoma. Even in the middle of life-changing occasions, Lutz sees the confident facet of items. His vivid viewpoint makes Dear Orbie an insightful and interesting read.
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Dear Orbie by Michael Lutz