The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir
Title: The Hypocrisy of Disco: A Memoir
Author: Clane Hayward
Clane Hayward offers a compelling memoir of her peripatetic youth growing up on hippie communes throughout the western United States, her experiences with her bong-puffing, macrobiotic, Buddha-quoting mother and wild-haired, redneck father, and her love of school because it meant a hot lunch and clothes that matched.
Born in San Francisco just before the Summer of Love, Clane Hayward grew up on hippie communes throughout the west. Her poignantly funny, sometimes melancholy, and always riveting memoir recounts her extraordinary life up until her thirteenth birthday. School was a particularly happy event — it meant a hot lunch and clothes that matched! But Clane’s mother warned her that schools are just zoos run by the government. From a world of complex relationships, uncertain rules and constant surprises, Clane forged a childhood, sometimes with, sometimes without her bong-puffing, Buddha-quoting, macrobiotic mother and her wild-haired, redneck father. The Hypocrisy of Disco is an honest, direct, and truly unforgettable tale, and a tribute to the resilience of youth.