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James Dean in Baxter’s Friends

There is at least one reference to the late actor James Dean in Baxter's Friends.  The book is set in the mid-1980s.  At the time the male characters were growing up, Dean was an icon, a symbol of rebellious youth, cool beyond comparison.  When Baxter, Ferguson and Mitch were teenagers, every boy wanted to be James Dean.  It is interesting to note that after his more...

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