By Carolyn Osborn
Set in 1953, this novel follows 21-year-old Celia Henderson in the course of a month of uncertainty in her lifestyles. traveling Galveston, Texas, a barrier island with its personal historical past of instability and survival, Celia faces a sequence of conflictsbetween a lawless Galveston and a hypocritical, moral” mainland; among the previous South and the outdated West; and among homosexuals and people prejudiced opposed to them. Celia, who narrates her tale 30 years after the very fact, also needs to focus on a sexual double ordinary inherent in her appeal to an unsatisfied legislation pupil. As she interacts together with her irrepressible cowboy cousin Emmett Chandler and a Mexican American artist, Louis Platon, Celia grows to accept her personal fears and understand others and life's continuous uncertainties. whereas Celia personifies the innocence of the 1950sseldom as blameless as portrayedthis story bargains an inside of examine continuous social difficulties within the U.S.
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