When All the World Was Young opens with Porter Osborne, Jr. in Atlanta 's Druid Hills.
From medical school to war zone, Porter 's pranks continue unabated.
And new individuals from medical school and the military round out a remarkable cast.These characters drive Porter 's personal journey.
I was born to give and to serve, and he world had goddam well better know it and get ready. " One of the irst things I noticed about this book ( the third volume of Porter Osborne, Jr. 's odyssey) is the presence of poetry.
It 's central to one story line and frequently drives the narrative.The use of poetry in When All the World Was Young is such an unprecedented device ( from the preceding two volumes) that I did some independent research.
( 1) There are few pleasures in life greater than reading a good ook.
( 2) One of life 's most bittersweet moments is the beginnin of a good ook.