Annotations for Autobiography of Us


Baker & Taylor
Struggling to define themselves against the backdrop of the 1960s social revolution, Rebecca and her reckless friend, Alex, long for lives beyond the limitations of their mothers' narrow expectations and are separated by an act of betrayal that Rebecca reevaluates decades later.

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Findaway World Llc
Coming of age in the patrician neighborhood ofPasadena, California, during the 1960s, Rebecca Madden and her beautiful,reckless friend Alex dream of lives beyond their mothers' narrow expectations.Their struggle to define themselves against the backdrop of an Americancultural revolution unites them early on, until one sweltering evening thesummer before their last year of college, when a single act of betrayal changeseverything. Decades later, Rebecca's haunting meditation on the past revealsthe truth about that night, the years that followed, and the friendship thatshaped her.

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