Martha Calhoun

Richard Babcock, Author Penguin Books $7.95 (320p) ISBN 978-0-14-011872-8
In the 1950s, in Katydid, Ill., a sexual impropriety committed while babysitting turns 16-year-old Martha's life upside down. ``Babcock, a fine writer with an unsparing eye for detail and an acute ear for speech patterns, makes both the simplicity and the narrowness of small-town life come alive with this humorous, rueful and thoughtful novel,'' praised PW . (May)
Reviewed on: 04/30/1989
Release date: 05/01/1989
Hardcover - 310 pages - 978-0-394-56542-2
Open Ebook - 228 pages - 978-0-307-82424-0
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