Tag Archives: World War II

High Trail By Vivian Breck

Her father lay helpless, his leg broken. No other campers for miles around. How would she get help in time? This is a reader-request from so long ago I can’t find who requested it or in what context, but I … Continue reading

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The Amboy Dukes By Irving Shulman

Irving Shulman’s novel about delinquent Jewish teenagers in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn was a publishing sensation upon its release in 1947, selling five million copies. It was also widely condemned as “pornographic” and reportedly banned altogether in Canada. Almost … Continue reading

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