Leave a comment

Book Review: Yoko Ono


booksandbassets

My mother was born in 1931 and grew up poor & French-Canadian in a mining town. She ran away from home at 15 to escape the life she could foresee if she stayed. She was married, became a mother and was widowed before she was 20. She remarried and lived an average life.

Yoko Ono was born in 1933 and grew up wealthy in Tokyo and San Francisco. She was evacuated to the countryside during the war and suffered some hardships. After the war, she returned to Tokyo and her privileged life, on her way to becoming the Yoko Ono we know.

I got to thinking about the great differences between my Mom and Yoko Ono while reading  Yoko Ono: Collector of Skies by Nell Beram and Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky, out this year from Amulet Books. It is a beautiful book and well worth the read.

Unknown

I must admit I didn’t really…

View original post 142 more words

Advertisements

Got something to say?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Attila Ovari

Loving Life and Inspiring Others

TIME

Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates

Graduation Cap Decoration Ideas and Styles

Graduation Cap Decoration Ideas and Styles in One Stop

Not Sweating The Small Stuff

An application of the tips on how to lead a happier life from the book, "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff" and then some.

chrismcmullen

Writing, Publishing, and Marketing Ideas

Creative Writing with the Crimson League

Creative Writing Tips and Authorial Support from Fantasy Writer Victoria Grefer

Two on a Rant

Rants, humor, sarcasm, and a haiku-like substance? It's hard to know what's going to come out of our minds next.

Broken Mirrors

Version 0.1 - Notes, Thoughts, and Ideas

Cult of Racewood

write, defiant

Hiking Photography

Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.

Cult of Racewood

write, defiant

Imagineer-ing

an adventure in reading, writing & publishing

TechChucker's Brain Blast

Garbage IN | Garbage Out

Elizabeth Jamison's PhD Journey

A Daily Journal of my Comp/Rhet Dissertation: I'll share every day of my dissertation journey until I finish.

freaky folk tales

A haunting we will go...

Break Room Stories

Service Industry Stories and More Since 2012

The Ramblings of a Young Writer

Just Some Thoughts, Opinions, Etc.

%d bloggers like this: