Set in the 1970's, but the time period is not the focus of this engrossing read.This character driven novel is a hard book to put down. Aware of the secrets, indifference, and violence toward women that occur within their Long Island town, three girls begin fighting against the abuse and discrimination until an opportunity challenges their bonds and determination to leave.
Ruth, Magda, and Isabel can see beneath the seemingly perfect exterior of Highbone, Long Island. They know each house is filled with secrets, indifference, and violence. Each girl has reached a breaking point. They are determined to fight every condescending comment, every unwelcome touch, and every lie they've been told. But they are keeping secrets from each other, and as they drift apart they might not be able to save each other-- or themselves. Click to Search Catalog