A Safe and Happy Place: A Novel by James Howard Kunstler

By James Howard Kunstler

“In the autumn of 1967, a schlemiel named Don Bessemer from brief Pump, Virginia, acquired me pregnant. good, ok, I obtained myself pregnant along with his counsel. I fell for this superficial clod one wet October afternoon once we have been the one buyers in a hole-in-the-wall known as Café Ludovico off Astor position. . . .”
So starts the adventure into maturity of 19-year-old Erica “Pooh” (as in Winnie the) Bollinger from Oyster Bay, ny. She’s a sophomore at NYU and not anything is operating available in the market. She’s knocked up. She hates town. The Vietnam conflict is making the United States loopy, let alone the sit-com looniness of daily lifestyles at the home-front. Pooh desperately wishes out. She hears a couple of magical position up in Vermont the place you could go away all this crap in the back of, a commune referred to as dawn Village based by way of the mysterious, charismatic determine recognized within the hippie underground purely as “Songbird.” perhaps she should pass up there and payment the placement out. . . .

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