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Summer of '42
Summer of '42
Author: Herman Raucher
In everyone's life there is a summer of '42. In that particular summer Hermie was fifteen, wildly obsessed with sex, deeply and passionately in love with an "older woman" of twenty-two. SUMMER OF '42 is the story of Hermie and the lovely Dorothy, of Hermie's grantic efforts to become a man, and of his glorious and hertbreaking initiation into sex.
ISBN: 32597
Pages: 275

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Publisher: dell
Book Type: Paperback
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Poignant book about gawky American teen in US WWII era who discovers that sexuality isn't all about lust. Great movie with Jennifer O'Neill.
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poignant story of a tenager's love affair with an older woman
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A charming, sweet, sentimental, warmly engaging read. Superbly written and deeply moving. Set on the fictional Packett Island, which is within a ferry ride distance from the New England coast, Summer Of '42 is a poignant coming-of-age story about a 15-year old boy in love with an older woman of 22.
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This is a very good book, in great condition. Old book but still a favorite. It was the nationwide bestseller novel and became an unforgettable motion picture.