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I grew up in Bethesda during this same period of time and the story brought back many memories of growing up there.Published 11 months ago by Richard Young
I know, and have had my personality shaped, by all of the places mentioned in this book. I would probably still be living in Bethesda but, at twenty-one, I was drafted and this... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Peter G.
Utterly absorbing! I highly recommend this book -- wonderful, dense prose, and a compelling story line. Read morePublished 14 months ago by K Sue Dunham
McKay's storyline and subtle style lure you in with moments of buoyancy and ultimately poignancy with his heart-rending ending. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Sharon G.
Being a few years older than the main character and growing up in the same area and using
the same recreational facilities, I could really relate.
Having grown up in Bethesda I was naturally attracted to the book (which was recommended to me by a good friend who also was born and raised in Bethesda). Read morePublished 15 months ago by Don
If you're curious about life in the 50s and 60s in what used to be a sleepy DC suburb, this story accurately captures scenes from the perspective of a young boy growing up in... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Andrea P. Stevens