In This Rough Beast, Book Two of For America, Otis Otterbach attempts to make a life beyond baseball, and without his beloved friend Casey who has disappeared, perhaps after committing murder.
The story reveals the hopes and turmoil of the 1960s including the Vietnam war through the eyes of an infantry soldier, a helicopter pilot, and a deserter. Foillow Otis, Casey, Cynthia and The Enemy to protest movements, hippie communes, electric music venues and coffee houses. Experience the Manson family aliong with the girl whose testimony assured Charlie’s conviction
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And before or while you are reading, listen to songs that play roles in This Rough Beast.
“Before the Deluge” Jackson Browne you tube. amazon
“Ramona”, Bob Dylan, Sinead Lohan you tube
“Chimes of Freedom”, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen you tube
“American Pie”, Don McLean amazon you tube
“Gilgarra Mountain”, Peter, Paul, and Mary amazon you tube
“Puff the Magic Dragon”, Peter, Paul, and Mary amazon you tube
“I Can’t Help But Wonder Where I’m Bound”, Tom Paxton. amazon you tube
“Ramblin’ Boy”, Tom Paxton you tube amazon
“Heart of Gold”, Neil Young amazon you tube
“Shake a Hand”, Little Richard you tube amazon
“Never Been to Spain”, Hoyt Axton you tube amazon
“Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out”, Scrapper Blackwell amazon you tube
“Deportee”, Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie you tube amazon
“Union Maid”, Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie et al you tube amazon
“Desolation Row”, Bob Dylan you tube
“Softly and Tenderly”, Reba McIntyre you tube