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Raised in a stern, abusive Mormon household, a teenage girl starts to question her religion and struggles to find her destiny.
Her father is abusive, her mother is submissive, and her church looks the other way. Confused and angry, Pattyn Von Stratten acts out and is sent to live with an aunt on a Nevada ranch. She finds the love and acceptance she craves, with disturbing consequences.
About the Author
LAURA FLANAGAN has numerous regional theater, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway credits, including an Obie award for Salt Theater's New York production of “The Cherry Orchard” and the Charles Bowden award for Acting from New Dramatists in New York. Originally from Berkeley, CA, she now lives in Silverlake, CA with her family.
ELLEN HOPKINS is the New York Times bestselling author of Crank, Burned, Impulse, and Glass. She lives in Carson City, Nevada, with her husband and son.
“Compelling characters in horrific situations.”
—School Library Journal
“troubling . . . beautifully written.”