New Moon: A Coming-of-Age Tale traces the author's path through grade school in P. S. 6, "group" in Central Park, high school in Horace Mann, and college in Amherst, while recalling Freudian psychoanalysis, Grossinger's Hotel in the Catskills, Color War in Camp Chipinaw, '50s rock 'n' roll, teen rom... ance, the mysterious world of tarot cards, Carl Jung's discovery, and spiritual and political initiation. This is not the hardcover paperback of 1996, but the metamorphosis and realization thereof.
I promise that this will be the last time you’ll see me. I won’t come back. I won’t put you through anything like this again. You can go on with your life without any more interference from me. It will be as if I’d never existed.