From the fleeting optimism of Kennedy's Camelot to the fearsome specter of the age of AIDS, this impressive, powerfully-written debut novel follows the lives of two young people and their stormy relationship that parallels the moral confusion of America over the next 30 years.
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PAGAN BABIESUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Johnson's first novel after story collections (Distant Friends; A Friendly Deceit) follows two childhood friends to adulthood; here, unappealing characters engage in part because they seem so real, in ... Read full review
Pagan babiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
They grow up together as Catholic misfits. They are soulmates and far-too-young lovers. But as the 1960s fade into the 1970s, Clifford Bannon's intensity takes him someplace Janice Rungren can't ... Read full review