Highways and Dancehalls by Diana Atkinson
A Novel

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Sarah, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a Harvard-educated family teetering on divorce, finds herself traveling from town to town by Greyhound bus, trying to make a living as ""Tabitha,"" an exotic dancer, and come to terms with her past.
 

About Diana Atkinson

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Diana Atkinson was born and raised in Vancouver. She is currently studying at Concordia University in Montreal.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by Vintage. 236 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Not surprisingly, Sarah's errancy can be traced to her parents' violent divorce and to the lingering certainty that she was somehow unworthy of her father, who moved to Israel and writes the kind of chatty letters meant to keep her at a distance.

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