A Safe and Happy Place: A Novel by James Howard Kunstler

By James Howard Kunstler

“In the autumn of 1967, a schlemiel named Don Bessemer from brief Pump, Virginia, bought me pregnant. good, ok, I acquired myself pregnant along with his guidance. I fell for this superficial clod one wet October afternoon once we have been the single consumers in a hole-in-the-wall referred to as Café Ludovico off Astor position. . . .”
So starts off the adventure into maturity of 19-year-old Erica “Pooh” (as in Winnie the) Bollinger from Oyster Bay, manhattan. She’s a sophomore at NYU and not anything is operating in the market. She’s knocked up. She hates town. The Vietnam struggle is making the United States loopy, let alone the sit-com looniness of daily lifestyles at the home-front. Pooh desperately wishes out. She hears a couple of magical position up in Vermont the place you could depart all this crap in the back of, a commune referred to as dawn Village based via the mysterious, charismatic determine recognized within the hippie underground simply as “Songbird.” possibly she should pass up there and fee the location out. . . .

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