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

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

Moshe Kasher


emerging younger comic Moshe Kasher is fortunate to be alive. He begun utilizing medications whilst he used to be simply 12. At that time, he had already been in psychoanlysis for eight years. by the point he used to be 15, he were out and in of numerous psychological associations, drifting from treatment to rehab to arrest to...you get the image. yet KASHER within the RYE isn't really an "eye opener" to the horrors of dependancy. It's a hilarious memoir in regards to the absurdity of it all.

When he was once a tender boy, Kasher's mom took him on a holiday to the West Coast. good it used to be extra like an abduction. basically no longer formally. She stole them clear of their father they usually moved to Oakland , California. That's the place the genuine enjoyable starts, within the conflict sector of Oakland Public faculties. He used to be greater than simply out of control-his mom walked him round on a leash, which he chewed via and ran away.

Those early years learn like half Augusten Burroughs, half David Sedaris, with a slightly of Jim Carrol...but much more Jewish. actually, Kasher later spends time in a Brooklyn Hasidic neighborhood. Then got here addicition...

Brutally sincere and laugh-out-loud humorous, Kasher's first literary recreation unearths humor in even the main frightening situations.
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