It was a time of war. But it was also a time of exploration and excitement, especially in San Francisco, always one of the most romantic cities in the world. Young couples, separated by... More > circumstances beyond their control, relied upon V-mail (instead of E-mail) to communicate their passions. Instead of “Hip Hop” there was the “Hop House.” There, and the USO, were the places to go—to dance, flirt and maybe find a special sweetheart.
This universal love story by Florence Gold speaks of sweetness and sorrow, alienation and forgiveness in a more innocent, but no less perilous time in our world history.< Less