…the day a middle-aged woman sat down in a bus, and a Southern Baptist minister gained national prominence?
…the day a mysterious, intermittent “beep, beep, beep…” ushered in the dawn of the space age?
…the day two American armies stood face to face at a schoolhouse with bayoneted rifles that ushered in America’s dawn of integration?
…the day America tottered on the brink of nuclear war?
…the day a line was drawn in the ocean, and the other guy blinked?
…the winter day when America forever lost its innocence?
“For Better or Worse”
Seven years that changed the history of the world and the complexion of America.
Taking place in New York City, Chicago and Central Illinois, the characterizations and situations coinciding with historical events.
Paths crossed when he was five years old while crossing a street with his mother on the west side of Chicago, the same old man seen again crossing a street in Brighton Beach, New York... seventeen years later.
Through seven years as two familiar young people become an adult man and woman, a husband and wife and, eventually, responsible parents.
Realistically written, humanly, visually sexual, be there as this love-to-hatred, hatred-to-love marriage entwines through the history of the mid-1950's into the ’60's.
The sequel to