10-second review: Impressions of an idyllic, soft summer night surrounded by family and friends. Told from the point of view of a little boy.
Quote: “Also there is never one locust but an illusion of at least a thousand.” p. 173.
Comment: Actually part of Agee’s novel, A Death in the Family. Reminds of Remembrance of Things Past by Proust. RayS.
Best American Essays of the Century. Editors: Oates and Atwan.