It's spring 1969. Gary and Priscilla graduating high school seniors consider the precepts of their classical education against the alluring "freedom" of the war-driven radical counter culture. Conversation leads to romance indiscretion and crises when Gary faces expulsion from boarding school for allegedly violating the Honor Code. Gary's apparent guilt plays into the hands of his corrupt uncle who seeks to solidify his control over the family fortune by using Gary's "moral turpitude" to eliminate him from serving as a co-trustee. Gary Priscilla family and friends are forced to make moral decisions in the reality of life rather than in theory. Readers of any age will not soon forget this coming-of-age story that conjures up nostalgia as well as heavy implications for the modern generation and beyond.
Hugh H. Evans was educated in the Los Angeles public schools (with semesters in kindergarten and third grade in Natchez Mississippi) the Webb School of California Stanford University (with a "junior year abroad" at the University of Virginia) The United States Army and UCLA Law School. He then joined his father in a family savings and loan business where over 35 years he learned a great deal about Main Street Wall Street and Pennsylvania Avenue his memoir is in progress. He lives with his wife Lynn in Los Angeles where they enjoy visits with their four children and eleven grandchildren.