Publish date: 2014-06-03
Publisher: New Door Books
Pages no: 316
Edition language: English
Although the publicity for this book stresses its setting in Atlantic City, once the quintessential beach town, the novel is really about the trials of growing up in modern America -- and the fact that we never really finish growing up. We see the protagonist as both a kid and an adult, and he's alw...
At the age of seven, Jason Benson first experiences the wonders of Atlantic City. Amazed and smitten, Jason decides his real life will happen here, in this magical shore town. Growing up in a Philadelphia suburb in the 1960s and 70s, he lives only for his summers on the boardwalk, where his father o...