The Summer of '69 Audiobook | BooksCougar

The Summer of ’69 Audiobook

The Summer of ’69 Audiobook



Drawing from his teenage years, Todd Strasser’s novel revisits a tumultuous era and needs readers on a psychedelically tinged trip of a lifetime. With his sweetheart, Robin, apart in Canada, eighteen-year-old Lucas Baker’s only plans for the summertime are to mellow out with his close friends, smoke cigarettes weed, drop a tabs or two, and head out in his microbus for any three-day happening known as the Woodstock Music and Artwork Fair. But lifestyle veers significantly off monitor when he abruptly discovers himself at risk of getting about THE SUMMERTIME of ’69 drafted and sent to combat in Vietnam. If that isn’t heavy enough, there is also the free-loving (and undeniably appealing) Tinsley, who seems determined to check Lucas’s resolve to remain faithful to Robin; a frighteningly bad trip at a Led Zeppelin concert; a run-in with an upset motorcycle gang; parents who show up headed for any divorce; and a pal on leading lines in ‘Nam who’s in mortal threat of not making it back. As the stresses grow, it isn’t a long time before Lucas discovers himself knocked up to now down, it’s needs to appear to be up to him. When tuning in, turning on, and falling out is no longer more than enough, what else is there?

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