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Salmon Falls, 1956: A Coming of Age Story
by Dick Janelle
The setting is a quaint village on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, in the spring and summer of the year 1956. Teenage antics, romance and mishaps provide humor and tension as Dicky pursues his goal of accomplishing a three-day backpacking solo trip in the mountains to prove his manhood, a family tradition going back many generations. Major characters from three different ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 12th 2012 by Piscataqua Press
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Dick Janelle, a high school classmate of mine, brings us back to the days of innocence. In 1956, at the age of 13, I remember well, I was on top of the world, getting ready for high school with some of my best friends. However, my closet friend, went on to another high school of her own choice, an all girl's Catholic High School. I preferred a Catholic High School closer to home and with boys. After all, this would be time for dating and finding that "special one", which I did in my Sophomore ...more