The Myth of Perpetual Summer by Susan Crandall, June 19, 2018, Gallery Books
"a moving coming-of-age tale set in the tumultuous sixties"
I kneel in front of the small black-and-white television, my face close to the screen, breathless at the newscaster's words,. A mug shot appears. Blood rushes hot, and my head goes fuzzy. Now grown and far too thin, that face still holds a distant echo of the boy I once so loved. My brother Walden ..... lost to me for years, now labeled a killer.Page 56:
"There's no medicine for what ails him. Granny steps beside me and thumps her bags on the table. "You just take off, leaving him with four children... it's too much... too much heartbreak."Do these excerpts grab you as a reader or not?
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