The Drifters Author:James A Michener In his triumphant new bestseller, James Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of six young runaways adrift in a world they have created out of dreams, drugs, and dedication to pleasure. Spun out against the exotic backdrops of Spain, Marrakech, Mocambique, Michener reveals the frantic hedonistic pursuit of today's disenchanted young. ... more » With the sure touch of a master, Michener pulls us into the dark center of their private world , exposing the naked nerve ends with shocking candor and infinite compassion.« less
This is a very old paperback. Based in the late 60's early 70's, this is a nice view the development of the drug culture and epic party spots of the world. Michener has always been wordy, but this work of fiction really builds the story in your mind. I wanted to jet off to the south of spain just to see if my imagination (and his description) was correct.