Wild Goose Moon: A Story of Love, Death, God, Sex and 1968

Wild Goose Moon A Story of Love Death God Sex and Molly Ivins Texas columnist and wry observer of American culture called the year everything happened finds America engulfed in political and racial turmoil assassinations and a war seemi

  • Title: Wild Goose Moon: A Story of Love, Death, God, Sex and 1968
  • Author: Ben Shepperd
  • ISBN: 9780595519323
  • Page: 474
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Molly Ivins, Texas columnist and wry observer of American culture, called 1968 the year everything happened 1968 finds America engulfed in political and racial turmoil, assassinations, and a war seemingly without end The year finds Tom Windham trying to deal with a few of life s basics love, death, God, and sex A sopho at a conservative university in Dallas andMolly Ivins, Texas columnist and wry observer of American culture, called 1968 the year everything happened 1968 finds America engulfed in political and racial turmoil, assassinations, and a war seemingly without end The year finds Tom Windham trying to deal with a few of life s basics love, death, God, and sex A sopho at a conservative university in Dallas and the veteran of an upbringing in a small East Texas town, Tom sits uncomfortably on the cusp of adulthood He is joined there by his roommate Brandeis Along with the young women in their lives, their college friends, and their families, they experience the joys, struggles and tragedies of the year on a human scale While the events of the operatic year keep intervening, changes in American attitudes toward sex, race, women, war and religion are also reflected in Wild Goose Moon.

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    1. Wild Goose Moon is not the type of fiction that I normally like to read, but I did enjoy this one. 1968 is my era therefore much of it was familiar to me. "Tom opened the door of Room 332 McCartney Hall. His new roommate stood in the middle of the long, narrow room between the two beds that nestled against either wall. He instantly presumed that this was the face and carriage of a fellow traveler whose prescription for dealing with the world, its conventions and its inconsistencies, was, like h [...]

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