“Heartfelt…. Explores the rich themes of love, jealousy, friendship and resilience.”—Seattle Times
“Two adolescents with a head start on old age. They are smart and smart-mouthed. They are tough and tender. They are survivors and hopers. They are authentic.”—Oklahoma City Oklahoman
“Uplifting … finely honed.”—Dallas Morning News
“Two enchanting characters … at once utterly unique and resonantly universal. A book rich in story and brimming with humanity.”—Robert Olen Butler
Gwen is sloppy and sexual, Lila is orderly and chaste. They scrap like kids and war like women. Both are terribly young to be facing such hard choices.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Published May 1, 2005
by Soho Press.
Literature & Fiction.