Bridgetown High is a suspenseful and intriguing look into the minds and motives of teenagers during the 1960s.
Seventeen year old Mark Wilkerson has no memory of the fiery crash that killed his family on the Carquinez Bridge.
Now, living with his grandmother and burdened with guilt, Mark vows to findthe hit-and-run driver and take his revenge. But, the only detail heremembers is round taillights swerving in front of his family's car, and he's shocked when he notices the car of the high school's bully, JeffMarino, has identical taillights--and a suspicious dent. Now he wantsrevenge more than ever.
Jeff believes Mark is an anti-Vietnam War activist like his cousin Gary--and despises him for it. To make mattersworse, when Jeff's girlfriend, Genie Lombardi, dumps him for Mark, itkicks Jeff's hatred for him to a dangerous new level.
Lies andthreats escalate, until drugs and a shocking death send Jeff over theedge, and his campaign to get Genie back any way he can turns violent.
When Mark's memory begins to return, it leads to a terrifying confrontation. Will he finally prove the identity of the guilty driver? Or will he and Genie become one more tragedy associated with the Carquinez Bridge?