Guys In Their 20s In The 60s

August 10, 2019|
Guys In Their 20s In The 60s by Dennis S. Rasmussen
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Guys in Their 20s in the ’60s is twelve chronological stories told through the experiences of three former high-school buddies:
Adrian, a drummer; Mitchell, a theater student; and Dave, a carpenter. They don’t aspire to conquer the world, but strive to figure out how to maintain a music career that’s inconsistent, earn a college degree that might be out of reach, and live a simple lifestyle away from the chaos.

Starting in Sacramento, then swept up in the great migration to San Francisco, the guys make it up as they go. Learning, loving, evolving and road-tripping, they persevere in spite of seismic events all around: civil rights disturbances, political assassinations, and anti-war protests. Helping them negotiate a cultural revolution is a diverse cast of characters—girlfriends, jazz cats, student activists, drama geeks, nightclub musicians, stoners and dreamers. “Guys” is appealing to women as well as to men. At times, tragic, funny, romantic, entertaining or nostalgic, this historically-rooted novel places the reader in the footsteps of those who have trod the outskirts of the ‘60s counterculture.

Sacramento native Dennis S. Rasmussen has played drums for over fifty years-full time, part-time, or at no time. Starting with gigs through the Nevada casino circuit, he sojourned to several major U. S. cities to play music and later earned a bachelor's degree in theater at San Francisco State. He wrote training manuals and other burea...
Title:Guys In Their 20s In The 60sFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:274 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:274 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.62 inPublished:August 10, 2019Publisher:Dennis S. RasmussenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194882874X

ISBN - 13:9781948828741

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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