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The Last Afternoon: Crime, Mayhem and Murder on the San Francisco Peninsula Henry Ambrose

The Last Afternoon: Crime, Mayhem and Murder on the San Francisco Peninsula

Henry Ambrose

Published April 22nd 2015
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Kindle Edition
129 pages
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No plans, no future. Just killing time.California, 1973: Along the San Francisco Peninsula, the California dreams of the Greatest Generation are fading, while the golden age of the Silicon Valley looms on the horizon. For the generation coming ofMoreNo plans, no future. Just killing time.California, 1973: Along the San Francisco Peninsula, the California dreams of the Greatest Generation are fading, while the golden age of the Silicon Valley looms on the horizon. For the generation coming of age in their parents’ lengthening shadows, being a teenager without prospects was like living through the end of the world in a decade of joy-riding, drugs, parties and mayhem.It was a simple plan.Lost in suburbia, Mike Kyle, Wade Weakland, Dave Simmons and their friends are in a headlong race to stay high and happy. Now they’ve set their eyes on a resurrection: bringing Mike’s dream car back to life. To do it, they just need to steal another car to strip for parts, and Mike knows just the one.A fast-paced, tense thriller that stays burned into your mind, The Last Afternoon tears through the California coastside with brutal consequences. Drawing from his years working in Juvenile Probation, Henry Ambrose tells this tightly plotted story as no one else can: with gleaming chrome details, fully rounded characters, and an eye on the darkness just beneath the surface of Seventies America.