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Significant Days C.W. Plunkett

Significant Days

C.W. Plunkett

Published August 11th 2008
ISBN : 9781606720493
Paperback
256 pages
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Significant Days is a deeply poignant coming-of-age story of a boy named Cornel Hunt and his quest in becoming a man, while battling bigotry and prejudice concerning race and homosexuality in Mill Valley, California. It details one integral day fromMoreSignificant Days is a deeply poignant coming-of-age story of a boy named Cornel Hunt and his quest in becoming a man, while battling bigotry and prejudice concerning race and homosexuality in Mill Valley, California. It details one integral day from each of his first twenty-five years of life, 1960 to 1984. Significant Days mainly deals with Cornelas three main loves: baseball, Christy Harlow and Steve Rocker. In 1967, the summer of love, he meets Christy Harlow, the love of his life. He is white and she is black. Even though the a60s promoted afree lovea and the a70s had a asex, drugs and rock ana rolla mentality, mixing races was still taboo, even in Marin County. It also concerns the friendship and a tragic unrequited love for Steve Rocker, who was his best friend from the start. Significant Days is humorous, edgy, nostalgic, and relevant to todayas current issues.