Any Day Now

Any Day Now

A Novel

Book - 2013
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Kentucky-born Clay meets Roads, a beatnik college drop-out with pretensions of being the next Kerouac. Suddenly Clay doesn't want to stay in Owensboro, become a mechanic and marry a hick girl from town. He wants to be like Allen Ginsberg, Coltrane, Miles Davis.
Clay finds himself in New York City trying to make it. But America is hit by a string of horrifying events - the Cuban Missile Crisis, JFK's assassination, the Vietnam War. Is there a place for a literary life in times of political unrest?
Any Day Now is an absorbing story of love, war and experimentation in '60s America.
Publisher: New York : Overlook, 2013.
ISBN: 9780715645154
0715645153
Characteristics: 287 p. ; 20 cm.

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StephenB
Apr 05, 2013

Excellent, highly readable and quite memorable.

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dscrimshaw
Feb 04, 2013

On the Locus "2012 Recommended Reading List"

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shanauer
Jun 19, 2012

I highly recommend this book- even if you didn't grow up in the sixties. A dramatic and unexpected look at our future adds to the enjoyment.

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