Coming of Age
"A welcome surprise."
-- Louisville Courier-Journal.
"G. Wayne Miller's fearlessly titled Coming of Age is a fascinating non-fiction account... by stripping adolescence of its oft-exaggerated melodrama, Miller reveals the everyday beauty of its bittersweet,
"Not many books that focus on so-called normal
teenagers have been published. Even fewer have
been successful journalistically. Prior to reading A
Tribe Apart, I placed just two in the masterpiece
category -- Coming of Age: The True Adventures
of Two American Teens, by G. Wayne Miller
(1995), and South of Heaven: Welcome to High
School at the End of the Twentieth Century, by
Thomas French (1993)."
-- Philadelphia Inquirer.
"An upbeat story of adolescents who live in a tough world."
-- Christian Science Monitor.
"An intimate report... B+."