Venice Beach by William Mark Habeeb

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

“An engrossing tale about fighting for survival and finding love.” -Kirkus Reviews. It’s 1968. A thirteen-year-old boy flees his abusive father and alcoholic mother for the lure of California. Over the next two years he struggles with first loves, confusion over his sexual identity, painful rejections, drug use, and haunting flashbacks from his childhood, as cultural upheaval over the Vietnam War rages. "an adolescent song...compelling, for what in it feels completely true" -Padgett Powell, EdistoFrom $6.42 SHOP NOW

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