Thursday, February 06, 2020

Acclaimed Performer Ed Asner Pens KCK Autobiography: 'Son Of A Junkman'

He's a longtime fave, I've got his autograph AND he sent this blog a shout out in one of the highlights of my small-time Midwestern writing career.

Now, here's the backstory on a remarkable local life . . . Take a look:

Review: Ed Asner releases captivating autobiography 'Son of a Junkman' (Includes first-hand account)

Asner opens up about his childhood, being the son of a junkman, and being raised in Kansas City, Kansas. He learned about the value of hard work while working in the junkyard. He recalls growing up in the Great Depression and studying journalism and radio in high school.