10/17/12 - 2:20pm
When you were young, you couldn’t wait to escape.
Your old hometown was boring. It was tiny, closed-in, stifling and stiff. Everybody knew everybody’s business – and if they didn’t, well, wait five minutes.
It was a one-horse town with one stoplight. It was the least interesting place you could ever imagine. You couldn’t wait to leave and move far away.
And in the new book “Your House Is on Fire, Your Children All Gone” by Stefan Kiesbye (c.2012, Penguin, $15, 198 pages), four former friends should’ve gone while they had the chance.