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She made the people and events of rural California at the turn of the century as real to me as were those of my own childhood in the 1930s.
So I came by my storytelling instincts honestly but, as soon became apparent, their acquisition was all that was honest about them.
My Childhood Memory Final Essay Sample
I don’t remember an object from my childhood because I usually didn’t like to play with toys. I always love to play soccer and all the time I had a soccer ball with me. I remember when I was young, sometimes I couldn’t take my soccer ball to school and I made a paper soccer ball with tape and I played with it. That was my object, a soccer ball, and I always took it with me in a backpack wherever I went. I didn’t think the soccer ball was a transitional object because years later I forgot about it and started to think different. Now I always have a gold chain that my mother gave me and I take care of it because I always think of her.
I was out horse shopping almost before we were unpacked.
In our old house, mysteriously like the one I'd described in , I finished The ,, Theand the three books of the .
Like so many of my books, the trilogy's deepest root goes back to my early childhood when I played a game that involved crossing a grove of oak trees by climbing from tree to tree, because something incredibly dangerous lived "below the root." Years later when I was writing The Changeling I recalled the game, and in the course of embellishing it for that story, became intrigued with the idea of returning to the world of Green- sky for a longer stay.