Long Time Passing
The summer Jonas turns 17, his mother dies and his Marine officer father leaves for active duty in Vietnam. Jonas is sent to live with a cousin in California, where he falls in love with Auleen, who is dedicated tothe ideal of peac e. Then his father is reported missing in action, and Jonas is torn between his for Auleen and his loyalty and respect for his father.
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