Growing up in Milwaukee, the three recall the indestructibility of youth, their families, blind ambition, youthful indiscretions, and illegal smiles. This graduation day is to be the prelude to the rest of their lives. And their lives do change this day, but not in the way they had dreamed. Time has killed what they thought they once possessed.
In When Men Are Young, author Terry Gavin’s second novel, he continues to examine the intricacies of youth culture and its glorious innocence and recklessness.