The story of a young man's journey into adulthood. Harry Taft is a junior at a New England prep school. The book starts with the insane goings on at his boarding school as Harry finds his first love, Dana Carlton. Trouble lies ahead for Harry and Dana, and their relationship sets off a chain of events that follows Harry to Monterey, California where he tries desperately to find himself. This expertly executed coming of age novel takes you through a range of emotions that will make you think at least twice before packing your son or daughter off to boarding school.