This is a picaresque
True Tale spanning the 1965 Los Angeles Watts Riots, near death at the
hands of a homicidal ex-husband, the counter-culture go-go swinging
let-it-all-hang-out 1960s and 70s, single Motherhood and Feminism.
Rarely does a natural poet and historian such as Joan Jobe Smith endure
such ordeals and challenges and survive to tell the tale. A Tale that
ends with her dancing to Doors’ guitarist Robby Krieger in 2014. A Tale
told with heart and courage and humor to make all our lives richer and