The Land of Sunshine and Hell : A Memoir of a 60s Unwed Mother Hardback
In 1964 the Vietnam War was heating up, drafting young men into battle.
It was an era in which sex was not discussed at home or at school and children were left in the dark to fend for themselves.
This was a period of high morality, anti-war protests and music that reflected the coming rebellion.Maxene is finishing her last year in high school.
Her boyfriend, Romolo, is a first-generation Italian-American who is a first-year pre-med student at Columbia University.
Maxene discovers she is pregnant. There is no such thing as legal abortion. This begins a difficult journey to hide the truth, and be sent away to give the child
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 249 pages, Illustrations, black and white
- Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers LLC
- Publication Date: 30/03/2018
- Category: Biography: general
- ISBN: 9781641822190
- Paperback / softback from £8.35