Coming Of Age Fiction

Cold Air Return: A Novel by Patrick Lawrence O'Keeffe

By Patrick Lawrence O'Keeffe

chilly Air go back is a coming-of-age tale that earrings actual from its first phrases. it's the summer time of 1960 in north crucial Pennsylvania and twelve-year-old Eugene and his buddies are at the cusp of formative years. Cigarettes are smoked. Innocence collides with accountability. The bonds of boyhood are demonstrated by means of the dimly understood forces of race and sophistication and faith. the 1st twinges of affection are shadowed by way of an grownup international the place evil is genuine. O’Keeffe builds his tale deftly, each one personality drawn with wisdom and care. The climax is right now foreshadowed and unforeseen, leaving our humanity uncovered. i couldn't placed this e-book down.
—Kurt Landefeld, writer of Jack’s Memoirs: Off the Road

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