It's 1969, and the times are changing. America is about to land a man on the moon, the Vietnamese war is in full swing, and racial tension is on the rise.
Things just aren't as simple as they used to be - at least, not for Rabbit Angstrom.
His wife has left him with his teenage son, his job is under threat and his mother is dying.
Suddenly, into his confused life - and home - comes Jill, an eighteen-year-old runaway who becomes his lover.
But when she invites her friend to stay, a young black radical named Skeeter, the pair's fragile harmony soon begins to fail ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/06/2006
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141188546