The love children / Marilyn French
- French, Marilyn, 1929-2009
- New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2009.
- Physical Description:
- 327 pages ; 22 cm
- It is the late 1960s in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Grateful Dead is playing on the radio and teenagers are wearing long hair and blue jeans. Jess Leighton, the daughter of a temperamental painter and a proto-feminist Harvard professor, is struggling to make sense of her world amid racial tensions, Vietnam War protests, and anti-government rage. With more options than her mother's generation, but no role model for creating the life she desires, Jess experiments with sex and psychedelic drugs as she searches for happiness on her own terms. In the midst of joining and fleeing a commune, growing organic vegetables, and operating a sustainable restaurant, Jess grapples with the legacy of her mother's generation--Publisher.
- 9781558616066 (pbk.) and 1558616063 (pbk.)
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