Backward-Facing Man

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Charlie Puckman, Jr., Lorraine Nadia, andFrederick Keane came of age in the late 1960s.Like that era, their lives were mysterious,idealistic, passionate, and romantic, even -- butultimately confused and, often, ineffectual. Morethan thirty years later, their youthful adventurescontinue to have ramifications: Charlie facesprosecution after an industrial accident at hisfamily business, Lorraine's daughter is searchingfor the father she never knew, and Frederickhas gone underground after his radical life hasspiraled out of control.

Epic in scope and touching on such provocativeissues as Patty Hearst and the SLA, crimeand the possibility of redemption, and the searchfor self and life's meaning, Backward-FacingMan is a novel about choices and their lastingeffects on people's lives, their families,and American society.

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Chuck Puckman, Lorraine Nadia, and Frederick Keane came of age in the late 1960s. Like that era, their lives were mysterious, idealistic, passionate, even romantic—but ultimately confused and often ineffectual. More than thirty years later, their youthful adventures continue to have ramifications: Chuck faces prosecution after an industrial accident at his family business, Lorraine's daughter is searching for the father she never knew, and Frederick has gone underground after his radical life spiraled out of control.

Epic in scope and touching on such provocative issues as Patty Hearst and the SLA, crime and the possibility of redemption, and the search for self and the meaning of life, Backward-Facing Man is a novel about choices and their lasting effects on people's lives, their families, and American society.

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