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Exitt Recollected:Tales from the Dismal Trade Joe Stewart

Exitt Recollected:Tales from the Dismal Trade

Joe Stewart

Published July 20th 2005
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Kindle Edition
252 pages
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With the outbreak of World War II, two adolescent boys find themselves in jobs beyond their capabilities: Ray Reilly as the apprentice embalmer at Dugan & Son and Bill Dugan in trying to convince his parents that there is a role for him in the family business.Ray soon gains knowledge and skills to prepare him for life: hearse driving, embalming, roof patching, the importance of comic books in an adolescent girl’s life, the hidden needs of adult female pianists, and avoiding death when placed between a pack of crazed dogs and a squinty-eyed old sheriff with a big game rifle.At the war’s end, both young men have their education’s enriched by the local returning veterans.