Stories of My Boyhood

A Memoir

by Stanley Yokell


Book Details

A Memoir of an Old Man’s Boyhood

Stories of My Boyhood tells about the years between 1922, when the author was born and December seventh 1941 when the Japanese attacked the American fleet at Pearl Harbor, which ended the author’s boyhood.


About the Author

Stanley Yokell

Stanley Yokell, is a retired professional engineer who lives in Boulder, Colorado. Like many Coloradans, he has lived a full life of outdoor activities and remains physically active in his old age. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a life member of other technical societies. He was the sole or lead author of three technical books that McGraw-Hill published and has written many technical papers published in technical society journals and magazines. Stanley Yokell has also written and had published many non-technical books beginning with “The Ship”, based on his World War II service aboard a Landing Ship Tank (LST), followed by “The Ride” which tells about his solo coast-to-coast solo ride on a ten-speed bicycle to celebrate his fifty-ninth birthday, He has also written books about his scuba diving adventures, several murder mysteries, a philosophical book about the possibility of a secularist revolution, and two books of short stories. His most recent book is a private eye novel, The Dining Room Murders. Yokell is widely traveled, having visited countries on all the continents except the Arctic and Antarctic. Now in his late nineties, he continues to write. His website is at

Also by Stanley Yokell

Beneath the Surface
The Body in the Park
2084 The Secularist Revolution
The Murder On The Mall
Old People
The Foothills Mystery
A Little Book of American Haiku
Short Stories and Sketches
Drugs and Death
Becoming American
Old Times in Elizabethtown
Dining Room Murders
Anecdotes and Stories, Old and New
Sir Thomas Cat and Me and Stories my Grandpa Told