Coming Of Age Fiction

Berkeley Girl: A Young Woman's Journey Through the Chaos of by Elisabeth Potts

By Elisabeth Potts

via a haze of gear, rock and roll, and riots within the streets, MaryBeth Malone by no means stops asking an important query of her existence -- the place do I belong?

Bored and uninspired at a small university in 1967 L.A., MaryBeth makes a life-changing choice to move to U.C. Berkeley, the place she meets a myriad of characters who either complicate and enhance her lifestyles -- a red-lipped condo mom who ideas the roost like an previous global potentate, the drunken frat boys round the corner, and numerous pedantic professors. all of the whereas she is attempting to assist her promiscuous roommate who contains a poor mystery approximately her previous and an previous pal who returns from Vietnam drug-addicted and damaged.
And then there’s Danny, a committed anti-war activist who pulls her into his paintings with the Resistance circulate. however the courting among MaryBeth and Danny proves to be as turbulent because the international round them, as they fight to stability their struggle opposed to the Vietnam warfare with their love for every different and the unforeseen intrusion of a brand new buddy.

Emerging from the cauldron of the 60’s, MaryBeth reveals herself perpetually changed.

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