Somewhere off the Southern State Parkway in Nassau County, NY is the thown of "Waterfield" and in it is Waterfield High School, attended by, among others: Ro-Anne Sommers, crowned Little Miss Eastern United States, now ponytailed and prettiest-girl-at-school-best-cheerleader, at fifteen making out in a Chevy backseat with...Corky Henderson, his father's little man since age three, now star quarterback, king of the jocks, with only those between-game nightmares threatening his future perfect, the subject of the special dreams of...Amy Silverstein, not-so-lovely to look at, smart, the flip side of Ro_Anne, a born late-blooer, partner in spirit of...Guy Fowler, brainy, pint-sized, the flip side of Corky...or so it would seem...
Five years later, at the class of '59's reunion, you can hardly tell the players by their names. What happened, how and why is the story of Yearbook. It is also the story of anyone who has ever been young, who remembers his or her senior prom with its "shining, mirrored ball, spinning, fragmenting rality." It is a story of growing up in America.