This novel tells the story of three families - parents Charlie Wasserstrom, Michael and Ellen Rovner, and Deirdre Wills, and their teenage children, living on either side of California. It follows their loves, heartaches, friendships, and losses during a memorable and defining moment of American history. Spanning the Iran hostage crisis through he inauguration of Ronald Reagan as president, Crossing California is look at the end of an era, the turning point when the idealism of the sixties gave way to the pragmatism of the eighties.
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Langer's first novel-which begins in November 1979, when about 70 Americans were taken hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, and ends in 1981 upon their release-is a snapshot of life in suburban ... Read full review
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