Kasher in the Rye

Kasher in the Rye

The True Tale of A White Boy From Oakland Who Became A Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient, and Then Turned 16

Book - 2012
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A rising comedian describes with humor the absurdity of his troubled youth in Oakland, California, where his mother walked him on a leash until he chewed through it and ran away and started taking drugs at age twelve.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780446584265
0446584266
Characteristics: viii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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CRRL_CraigGraziano Jul 16, 2015

Now a stand-up comic, Kasher was born to not one, but two, deaf parents. Mom and Dad separated within a year of his birth, and his mother took him and his older brother from Brooklyn to Oakland where a life of food stamps, less than stellar public schools, and years of therapy awaited them. This menagerie of elements was perfect for young Moshe (who at the time went by the less-Semitic name Mark) to rebel.

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