27 Apple Trees: A Memoir

27 Apple Trees is the story of a boy raised by a single mom who comes of age in suburban-Detroit in the 1970s and ’80s before joining the military, traveling the world and then separating to go to college in the 1990s, before ultimately landing a job at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California in 2002.

This was decades before online video streaming or “you might like” suggestions — our social media, back then, were the corkboards at church and the grocery store.