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Author Name:    YOUNG, Paul (Butch)

Title:   Reflections of a Restaurant Owner's Son : The Story of The Palms ... and more! First Edition, Signed

Publisher:    Paul Young, Hantsport, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9780981398402 

Seller ID:   104381

YOUNG, Paul (Butch). Reflections of a Restaurant Owner's Son : The Story ofThe Palms ... and more! (Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Paul Young), n.d. [Decem ber 2009]. First Printing. Pp (6),1-413,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in black. "Do you remember those days not so very long ago about a place where you could drop in to share a sundae or banana split with your friends, or gather after a movie or skating and listen to the jukebox and dance to the latest musk of the day? Remember a place with pinball machines, fabulous hamburgers and Twilight Hour, and the opportunity to check out that latest cute girl or handsome lad. That place was called The Palms and was owned and operated by Cecil Young's family for over fifty years (1920-72). But this story is also about more than that It is about growing up in small town Wolfville in that relatively peaceful era following World War II the era of the "fabulous fifties". Do you remember Wolfville High School, the duck pond, the train station, the Lion's Youth Center, Saturday matinees, the Wolfviile Falcons, and... more. Even if all this doesn't ring a memory bell in your mind, you will enjoy this nostalgic and sometimes humourous look at life in "a simpler time". " (from the back cover). Contents : Introduction. Ihe Beginning. Part 1 - The Palms. 1. The Palms: Origins. 2. Some Family Genealogy. 3. The Soda fountain. 4. Of Pinballs, Jukeboxes and Reminiscences. Part 2 - Reflections. 5. The 1950's Arrive. 6.Off to School. 7. Mass Media. 8. Downtown Wolfville. 9. If It Wasn't for A cadia. 10. Tfie Graham Paige. 11. Life at Home. 12. Summer Times. 13. ScaryChildhood Diseases. 14. Growing Up Catholic. 15. Memorable Individuals. 16 . The Acadia Thieatre. 17. The "Scintillating" Sport of Hockey. 18. W.H.S. School Cadets and Band. 19. High School Daze. 20. Dances, Music and Dreams.21. My "New" Quarters. 22. The Pool Room. 23. Dandelion Wine. 24. The Hill man. 25. All Hallows' Eve. 26. A Cultural Potpourri. 27. The Surrounding Neighbours. 28. Away From Home. 29. Changing Times at Home. 30. The Beams of Light. Part 3 - W.H.S.: A Remembrance. 1950's W.H.S.; Roll of the Classes; W.H.S. Cadet Corps Band (1936-1960). Very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 30.00


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