Loaded Stories is my family memoir about growing up in raucous 1970s California. I tour the uncommon histories of my two fathers, the first shot and killed while hitchhiking in Tennessee, the second a hard-partying outlaw immersed in the general mayhem of post-Manson Family Los Angeles. There are no clear-cut stories from those days, and the guns and their consequences are loaded in messy ways, but the ride was unique.
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