By Antanas Sileika
A rollicking memoir in the course of the moving zeitgeist of the final 5 decades
In The Barefoot Bingo Caller, Antanas Sileika reveals what’s humorous and touching within the impossible locations, from the bingo corridor to the collapsing Soviet Union. He stocks tales that span his makes an attempt to shake off his suburban, ethnic, folk-dancing early life to his divided allegiance as a Lithuanian-Canadian father. Antanas has a willing eye for social comedy, bringing to existence such memorable characters as growing old beat poets, oblivious students, the queen of the booze cans, and an stubborn porcupine. Passing via locations as various because the major minister’s place of work and the streets of Paris, those wry and relocating dispatches on paintings and family members, paintings, and identification are ones to be shared and savoured.
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