If you’re a baby boomer, war baby, into Retro or just tantalized by the colorful and happy 1950s, this book is for you. The pastel-colored cars with their
impressive tail fins, the poodle skirts, shoe taps, greased-back duck tails that were newly entrenched in the American culture after WWII, are part of what makes this story zing. An eleven year old baby boomer, who tells a story about the first generation of adolescents to be called teenagers and the first decade of rock-n-roll, portrays the excitement of an era when there was more than hope in the air. There was the first huge middle class who had dreams no one had ever dreamed before. But the story also portrays the reality of that time with its undercurrents of discontent, prejudices, a stark pulling away from the earth into a market-driven society. It is a story that shows us, without preaching, how the sexual and social revolutions of the 1960s took a decade to foment. It is a story that will make you laugh and cry at the same time.
For any age, Pink Dice captures the mind and soul. America’s finest modern era is recaptured in this heartfelt novel, offered up in poetic prose, taking you back to a simpler time when all was right … or almost right… with the world.