It's 1969, and the times are changing. America is about to land a man on the moon, the Vietnamese war is in full swing, and racial tension is on the rise. Things just aren't as simple as they used to be - at least, not for Rabbit Angstrom. His wife has left him with his teenage son, his job is under threat and his mother is dying. Suddenly, into his confused life - and home - comes Jill, an eighteen-year-old runaway who becomes his lover. But when she invites her friend to stay, a young black radical named Skeeter, the pair's fragile harmony soon begins to fail ...The nigger quota too big?a aYou say such sick things, Harry.a aIta#39;s because nobody tells me how good I am, a he says, and stands. The back of her neck is vulnerable beneath him. One good karate chop would do it. The driveway cracklesanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Penguin UK - 2006-06-01|