Books by Robert Lamb

STRIKING OUT by Robert Lamb
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1991

"A sweet-natured foray, heavily tinged with nostalgia, into an age when growing up was mostly good fun—no drugs, no racial problems, only a little conflict between social classes and some anxiety about college."
The coming-of-age of an 18-year-old in the 1950's South—in an occasionally funny debut novel that's especially good on adolescent repartee but tends in the late going to idealize its hero and turn the plot into a wish-fulfillment fantasy. Read full book review >