Dog-Eared Review: I Was Born at a Very Early Age


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By Melanie Tighe –Guthrie

 

Most of us in sunny Arizona, moved here from somewhere else, but not many took the long way around as did local author, Tex Guthrie. Sixty-five countries and counting and no, Tex wasn’t born rich. So, how exactly does a country boy from a small, Texas town, manage to become a world-traveling, business chasing, amateur race-car driver?

 

Well, according to ol’ Tex’s memoir, I Was Born at a Very Early Age, all it takes is a bit of luck, a lot of focus and plenty of chutzpah; all of which Tex has in ample abundance. What began as a memoir for his children, became a fun read for friends, then neighbors and then folks who’d never even met Tex. With a voice reminiscent of old Mark himself, this up-and-coming Texas Twain is a natural storyteller. Pick up a signed copy at Dog-Eared Pages next time you stop in.

 

Melanie Tighe, with Dog-Eared Pages bookstore in North Phoenix, enjoys reviewing books by local authors. This book and many more by talented Arizona authors are available at Dog-Eared Pages (just south of Bell Road on 32nd Street.) 

 

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