Synopses & Reviews
The halcyon days of Los Angeles in the '50s are the seductive setting for this mesmerizing novel, chosen by the Los Angeles Times as one of the Best Books of the year. After her mother's death, young Jorie grows up with her two older brothers and a mostly absent physician-father. While her brothers become increasingly wild, Jorie becomes the central force holding the family together. And as they discover more of their father's entangled secret life, Jorie embarks on her own relationships that threaten their strange-but-stable world.
Intense and Moving Chicago Tribune
A Lovely, sutble debut...Remarkably touching. Entertainment Weekly
About the Author
Anitra Sheen lives near Santa Barbara, California. This is her first novel. Read an interview with the author.