By Paula McLain
In the lengthy, scorching Illinois summer season of 1973, insecure, motherless Jamie falls below the damaging spell of her older, extra worldly cousin Fawn, who’s come to stick with Jamie and her uncle as penance for committing an “unmentionable act.”
It is a time of awakenings and corruptions, of tragedy and loss, as Jamie slowly discovers the level to which Fawn will use whatever and a person to additional her personal ends—and acknowledges, might be too past due, her personal complicity within the catastrophe that takes form round them.
“A pleasing tale a few teenager’s fight to be authorized via her friends. . . . The tale is greater than believable—it easily comes alive. The booklet completely captures the free-spirited perspective of the last decade and the interest of adolescence.”—Tampa Tribune
“McLain compels as she excavates tragedies.” —Chicago Sun-Times
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