A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston

By Bryan Cranston

A poignant, intimate, humorous, inspiring memoir—both a coming-of-age tale and a meditation on creativity, devotion, and craft—from Bryan Cranston, cherished and acclaimed celebrity of 1 of history’s such a lot winning television indicates, Breaking undesirable.

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Our new next-door neighbor Danny Teeter had an egg ranch舒a few acres of chickens cramped in small cages. Our day started there. We soon learned that setting a clock wasn舗t necessary due to the cacophony of cock-a-doodle-doos at dawn. Until that time, chicken shit meant someone who was scared to lie down in the street and let kids jump their bikes over him with a homemade plywood ramp. But now it had a whole new repulsively toxic meaning. A vividly pungent smell that haunted my clothes and hair hours after I舗d left the coop.

I was a good athlete舒not great, just good, but I harbored the dream that one day I would become a major league baseball player. I also dreamed of Carolyn Kiesel, a torturously cute classmate. She wore her dark brown hair in an adorable cut that framed her petite features. Rather than telling this sweet girl how I felt or striking up a conversation, I put some of the tasty paste we used for arts and crafts in her hair. Š. all right by me. I understood anger; it was affection I couldn舗t wrap my head around.

I舗m not sure why he didn舗t cast others舒there were plenty of kids in the neighborhood. Maybe he wanted them to pay their nickel like everyone else. We draped white sheets over storage boxes, and they became snowcapped mountains. We fashioned a blue plastic tarp into a raging river. A stuffed alligator snapped at our heels. Alligators abounded in the Old West. Of course the denouement was a fateful shoot-out. We were boys, pretending to kill each other, playing with glee and abandon. My first venture as a professional actor was a family production, too.

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