Kentucky-born Clay meets Roads, a beatnik college drop-out with pretensions of being the next Kerouac. Suddenly Clay doesn't want to stay in Owensboro, become a mechanic and marry a hick girl from town. He wants to be like Allen Ginsberg, Coltrane, Miles Davis. Clay finds himself in New York City trying to make it. But America is hit by a string of horrifying events - the Cuban Missile Crisis, JFK's assassination, the Vietnam War. Is there a place for a literary life in times of political unrest? Any Day Now is an absorbing story of love, war and experimentation in '60s America.
Terry Bisson is an award-winning writer who was part of the 'Grinnell 14' - a college protest group that took an anti-nuclear demonstration to the White House. He has written seven novels and his short fiction has appeared in numerous publications. He lives in California. Find him online at: www.terrybisson.com
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