University of California Press, Paperback, 9780520206731, 196pp.
Publication Date: October 6, 1996
Golden Days starts out as a fun tale of '80s Los Angeles. By the end, it's a devastating portrait of life after a nuclear blast. Author Gabrielle Zevin says it showed her that novels, like life, can span multiple genres. Do you have a favorite book about life in California? Tell us in the comments. More at NPR.org
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