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An Eyewitness Account of Early American Beekeeping personality reacts to big events and how it truly effects them On top of that Mick and Daisy teo of the main characters eachtravels aroundarts of Europe and Africa so you get to experience that also I want to start over again and start from the beginning I can t wait for the second volume to come outI was able to read this novel as an ARC through NetGalley in exchange for my review I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Reading some of the negative reviews my expectations were not too high The story of Mick Troy and Tara grabbed me initially Mick is growing up on a farm in Rockland County NY with his Je te hais... la folie - tome 2 parents and sister Tara He befriends Troy an orphan who escaped from a boy s home for and he convinces his family to take Troy in This is not only the story of America in the late 50 s and 60 s it is also the coming of age story of the threerotagonists and also Daisy Mick s first girlfriend The novel follows the 4 from their reteen years to their early 20 s I liked the first half of the book much than the second half The
Latter Half Jumped Around half jumped around much some events described in too much detail other important events just briefly mentioned eg the Kennedy assassination It s all here the sexual revolution ot. The Sixties shook America to its foundation – the assassination of an idealistic young Prater Violet president a tragic and unpopular war a battle for civil rights a cosmic clash of riots and burning cities and an explosion of sex drugs and rock’n rollFor four youngeople the Sixties is a decade of romise and freedom For orphaned Troy it’s the joy of living with his new family and exploring the world of flight
Free read America Author Mike BondParties the Beatles Vietnam in varying details There was too much A Born Victim philosophy in the second half too my liking too much emphasis on sex and less on the story itself Overall 3 stars for me Reading the first chapter of the second book made me end this series with this first novelThanks NetGalley theublisher and the author for the advanced copy
America by Mike Bond is the first book of an ambitious series that will look at America from the by Mike Bond is the first book of an ambitious series that will look at America from the after the end World War II until the end of the 20th century Four characters come of age in this book and show us their growing Sidneys The Defence of Poesy and Selected Renaissance Literary Criticism pains and the massive growingains of their country The book begins with Mick and Tara O Brien and Troy all about 10 years old growing up in rural New Jersey in the 1950 s This is a time that we now think of as the idyllic Happy Days in America And in some ways it was For Mick I received an ARC Kindle edition of this book from NetGalleyNormally I do not ut descriptions of the I received an ARC Kindle edition of this book from NetGalleyNormally I do not ut descriptions of the in my reviews but since it is not yet showing on Goodreads here it is from NetGalley s websiteDescriptionFour young eople come of age in the 1960s a decade that shook America to its foundation the assassination of an idealistic young resident a tragic and unpopular war a battle for civil rights a cosmic clash of riots and burning cities and an explosion of sex drugs and rock n rollCelebrated author Mike Bond s AMERICA is the first in his seven volume historical novel series of the lives of these four Travels With A Hungry Bear people and many others through the victories and heartbreaks of the last 70 years and of our nation s mostrofound upheavals since the Civil War a time that defined the end of the 20th Century and where we are to. Nd outer space For Tara the girl he loves the ower of song as she evolves into a rock’n roll star For his new brother Mick a football hero and rebel a time to uestion everything including the fast growing war in Vietnam And for Daisy the girl Mick loves a chance to fight for euality join the Peace Corps and expand her study of the human mindAmerica is the first of Mike Bond’s seven volume historical
AbortionPrior To Starting This Book I Had Read That This to starting this book I had read that this to be the first of a series of seven books I was excited to start this because I like historical fictions and learning tidbits about times I was not around for Maybe I set my expectations too highAt the 48% mark I found myself wondering what the oint of this story is Now that I am finished here is what I took awayMike can be smart when he wants to be refers to be outdoors and reckless and his existence revolves around "SexTroy The Exceptionally Intelligent "the exceptionally intelligent military man Tara is almost Jenny from Forrest Gump Before anyone asks no Not Jenny from the BlockDaisy abused as a child running from her ast life or being selfless and helping the world You decideThe majority of the book in my estimation centers around Mick and it s not at all interesting unless you like to read about sexcapade after sexcapade With the
little story compared to Mick we get about Tara and Daisy they story compared to Mick we get about Tara and Daisy they are reduced to acts of sex that rarely adds to the story Since I still fail to see the Ammonites and Leaping Fish point or take away of this book I have an honest uestion Do these four characters truly define coming of age in the 60sThere is an excerpt for the next book of the series It appears toick up where this one leaves off I m not entirely sure I am going to continue on For the first 45% of America I was shocked I was expecting the book to be boring and dry Instead I was treated with a melodramatic slice of life tale that was seriously engaging I honestly couldn t The Break of Dawn (Vamp Chronicles, put it down and wanted to know what was gonna happen next It wasn t high art but it was still. Ovel series capturing the victories and heartbreaks of the last 70 years and of our nation’s mostrofound upheavals since the Civil War – a time that defined the end of the 20th Century and where we are todayThrough the wild joyous heartbroken and visionary lives of four young eople and many others the Sixties come alive again as do its uestions what is life What is freedom What was lost what was won.