Mylene used to recruit girls from Manila for work in Angles City's red light district and met Robert's father, a US citizen, while at Owl's Nest, a Go-Go bar on Fields Avenue.
Targeted at readers 12 to 18 years old, it sprang into being near the end of the turbulent decade of the 1960s—in 1967, to be specific, a year that saw the publication of two seminal novels for young readers: S.
The new rules provoke the same concerns.
In earlier times, there had been—generally speaking—only two population segments in America: adults and children the latter becoming adults when they entered the workforce, sometimes at as young as age 10.
Boys were depicted as socially awkward, blushing, stammering, and accident-prone, while girls were giggly and boy-crazy.
A decade earlier only 50 percent had been.