This novel of linked stories follows two unforgettable characters from childhood through adolescence into adulthood with a provocative look at love, sex, and religion. Set in a blue collar neighborhood of Baltimore during the 1960's and 70's, it unfolds cinematically with short chapters told from several points of view. Both tender and humorous, blasphemous and profound, it shows how two young people attempt to wrench meaning from adversity and find happiness together despite their differences.Instead of moving she had decided to renovate the house, to make it her own. ... She went upstairs to change into work clothes: tight denim shorts, a halter top, and a pair of old hiking boots. Then, with a bandana around her head and a dust mask on her face, she stared at the partition wall she wanted to remove in theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Gods and Heroes|
|Publisher||:||Gerard Marconi - 2011-11|