1973: From Chaos Came Revolution; Author William P. Bahlke Releases New Book

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“Frisbee Ball Rules,” a new unique literary fiction, is set in a small college town amid the fascinating, yet volatile, 1970s. The reader will revisit, or be introduced to, a time when accepted social protocols evaporated into the aftermath of a national calamity.

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Dog Ear Publishing releases “Frisbee Ball Rules” by William P. Bahlke.

There were streakers, sex parties, burn-the-bra bonfires, no rules and no responsibilities.

(PRWEB) September 11, 2014 -- Nestled amid the humiliating demise of an unpopular war and the scandalous resignation of a once-powerful president is a snippet of time often overlooked and misunderstood, notes author William P. Bahlke. It could be argued, nonetheless, as his new novel does, that one will discover, hidden inside this intriguing snapshot, the most profound evolutionary transformation in the country’s history.

Born through the embarrassment of a lost war, and empowered by the student riots that facilitated its conclusion, came an emboldened generation like none before it. For this rebellious alliance, it was a time of rebirth and newfound freedoms. If the establishment had been wrong about the war, what else could it have been wrong about? Possibly everything!

No sooner had the rioters retreated than suddenly, the “sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll” attitude that swept through every college campus in the country stepped in. There were streakers, sex parties, burn-the-bra bonfires, no rules and no responsibilities. It was a time of discovery and unbridled independence. It was a time for learning. It was a time for growing up.

Storyline: The year is 1973, and the small college town is Gainesville, Fla. Reagan Davis is an incoming freshman with rugged good looks, a somewhat shy personality and a girl-crazy agenda. Conservative, loving parents with strong political beliefs have raised Reagan to work hard and to stay out of trouble.

The freedom of being away from home, however, is overwhelming, and Reagan finds himself walking a fine line between his parents’ mandates and his individual desires. While settling into college life and trying to come to terms with his personal priorities, he strives to strike a balance. This is a balance that will prove essential as he watches those around him suffer the harsh consequences of living life on the edge.

About the author: William P. Bahlke is a 59-year-old semi-retired civil engineer finally pursuing his lifelong passion for writing novels. Bahlke and his wife, Meda, divide their time between the mountains of North Carolina, New York City and Key West, Fla. Bahlke is a graduate of the University of Florida and a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.
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For additional information, please visit http://www.williampbahlke.com

Frisbee Ball Rules
William P. Bahlke
Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-4575-2973-3        204 pages        $12.99 US Softcover

ISBN: 978-145753-093-7        204 pages        $28.99 Hardback
$3.49    E-book

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