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By Michael D. Eisner

Through the years, as a camper and a counselor, Disney CEO Michael Eisner absorbed the lifestyles classes that come from sitting within the stern of a canoe or assembly round a campfire at evening. With anecdotes from his time spent at Keewaydin and tales from his existence within the higher echelons of yank company that illustrate the camp's persisted impression, Eisner creates a touching and insightful portrait of his personal coming-of-age, in addition to a powerful assertion of summer time camp as a useful nationwide establishment.

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Lasting gratitude to GERARD PURCELL who believed concretely and to TONY D’AMATO who understood. Thanks to ABBEY LINCOLN ROACH for naming my book. A final thanks to my editor at Random House, ROBERT LOOMIS, who gently prodded me back into the lost years. “What you looking at me for? I didn’t come to stay …” I hadn’t so much forgot as I couldn’t bring myself to remember. Other things were more important. “What you looking at me for? I didn’t come to stay …” Whether I could remember the rest of the poem or not was immaterial.

The smudged footprints were easy to erase. I worked for a long time on my new design and laid the rake behind the wash pot. When I came back in the Store, I took Momma’s hand and we both walked outside to look at the pattern. It was a large heart with lots of hearts growing smaller inside, and piercing from the outside rim to the smallest heart was an arrow. ” 6 Reverend Howard Thomas was the presiding elder over a district in Arkansas, that included Stamps. Every three months he visited our church, stayed at Momma’s over the Saturday night and preached a loud passionate sermon on Sunday.

One greeting a day was all that could be expected from Mr. McElroy. After his “Good morning, child,” or “Good afternoon, child,” he never said a word, even if I met him again on the road in front of his house or down by the well, or ran into him behind the house escaping in a game of hide-and-seek. He remained a mystery in my childhood. A man who owned his land and the big many-windowed house with a porch that clung to its sides all around the house. An independent Black man. A near anachronism in Stamps.

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