The Iron Doors Between Author:James L. Summers Vic Shan hasn't done much that's wrong except steal a couple of Renaults. Vic is the hero - or maybe the anti-hero - of this story. When you meet him on the first page he has just been discharged from the state reform school. Before he spent that year and a half at Meadowlark he was floating around on his own - one of the fifteen thousand youths... more » in California who run away each year.
Between the beginning and the end of this novel a lot happens to Vic. A lot happens to Ralph and Wilma Chapman who take him into their home and become his foster parents. And a lot more happens to Millie, the prettiest girl in Parkdale, who falls inexplicably in love with Vic and offers him understanding. A good deal will also happen to you. Vic is totally engaging - and you will find that he is unforgettable.« less