William Goldman's Boys Girls Together Author:William Goldman William Goldman is famous for his Academy Award-winning screenplays, infamous for the thriller that did for dentists what Psycho did for showers, beloved for his hilarious "hot fairy-tale," and notorious for his candid behind-the-scenes Hollywood chronicles. But long before Butch and Sundance, Buttercup, and the Tinsel-Town tell-alls, he made hi... more »s mark as one of the great popular novelists of the twentieth century. Now his sweeping, classic tale of a generation's tumultuous coming-of-age is at last back in print.
BOYS & GIRLS TOGETHER
Aaron, Walt, Jenny, Branch, and Rudy. They are children of America's post-war generation, as different from one another as anyone can be. Yet they are bound together by the traumas of their pasts, the desperate desire to capture their dreams and satisfy their passions, the stirring pleasures of sexual awakening--and the twists of fate that will inextricably link their lives in the turbulent world of 1960s New York City.« less
I will always remember this book as profound and as touching as any of the Russian dramas.
Goldman, a neo-Renaissance man, hit the ground running back in the 60s with this book. I have always been disappointed that he branched out into other areas. Although the rest of his career has been stellar, nothing will ever again match "Boys and Girls Together".