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A bittersweet coming-of-age tale, Goneaway Road travels with an extended family of sexually adventurous Southerners on a journey that covers 20 years and thousands of miles, carrying them from the cozy comfort of their North Carolina hometown to the cold, uncaring streets of New York. Driven by dreams of stardom in the performing arts, they struggle through years of repert ...more
Hardcover, 318 pages
Published March 15th 2003 by Southern Tier Editions
(first published March 2003)
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GONEAWAY ROAD, Dale Edgerton. (Disclaimer: I was 12 when Cousin Dale was born. That’s a big age difference when you are children.) This book is about childhood friends (Buck, Harry, and Ginny) who allow Eric and RJ into their group. They love each other, warts and all; trials and tribulations in adulthood. New York City is the place to be, but they all end up back in North Carolina. The story is told from each character’s point of view. Buck does not talk directly to us, but through the voices ...more