A notorious disaster. Seventeen-year-old David (Martin Hewitt) and 15-year-old Jade (hapless Brooke Shields) fall obsessively in love and do the nasty with wild abandon. Jade's father (Don Murray) tolerates it for a time, but when David very nearly moves into Jade's bedroom, he banishes
the boy from the house for a month. Love-crazed David decides to redeem himself by setting the house on fire and then rescuing the family. The arson, however, gets out of control, and the house burns to the ground. Scott Spencer's intelligent, rather lurid novel of youthful angst is here watered
down to stock teen romance. Most notably, the graphic sex scenes at the core of the book...