Side Effects: A Footloose Journey to the Apocalypse is a novel about the post-World War II baby boom generation and the factors that have led to the coming apocalypse. The novel provides a portrait of the boomers by following the lives of a zany, idealistic couple and their growing family through the ?50s, ?60s,?70s and on to the present. Beginning in the Midwest on a honeymoon motorcycle trip the couple sets the goal of putting down roots in California, the land of wild beauty, abundance, and political activism. After a stint on the East Coast, they settle in the West. The music, art, science, and politics of the era are palpable throughout the book.
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