Book Review: ‘Hazards of Time Travel’

By Christina Ledbetter In Joyce Carol Oates’ future America, history and free thought are off-limits. Thus, high school senior Adriane Strohl is arrested for treasonous speech when it’s revealed that her valedictory address is comprised of questions that her classmates haven’t the nerve to ask. While the curious student isn’t “deleted,” as some have been, she’s sent into exile 80 years into the past to the idyllic town of Wainscotia, Wisconsin. Here, Adriane will face the “Hazards of Time Travel.”
Armed with firm rules (no questions, no intimate relationships, no provision of future knowledge, among others), a fake birth certificate, a vague backstory and …read more

Via:: Aspen Times