For thirteen-year-old Del Turner, the coming summer is full of promise. It means no more teachers or bullies, no more homework or getting up early to catch the school bus. Now starts the time of youth, of endless lazy days in the Central California hills. A carefree, glorious time.
But this is no ordinary summer. It is 1968, and although Del doesn’t realize it, it will be the last innocent summer. After ’68, nothing will ever be the same again.
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