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By Patrick Lawrence O'Keeffe

chilly Air go back is a coming-of-age tale that earrings precise from its first phrases. it's the summer time of 1960 in north valuable Pennsylvania and twelve-year-old Eugene and his acquaintances are at the cusp of youth. Cigarettes are smoked. Innocence collides with accountability. The bonds of boyhood are verified via the dimly understood forces of race and sophistication and faith. the 1st twinges of affection are shadowed via an grownup international the place evil is genuine. O’Keeffe builds his tale deftly, every one personality drawn with wisdom and care. The climax is without delay foreshadowed and unforeseen, leaving our humanity uncovered. i couldn't placed this booklet down.
—Kurt Landefeld, writer of Jack’s Memoirs: Off the Road

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