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Author(s): Tupelo Hassman

Location(s): Reno

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



Rory Dawn Hendrix lives with her Mother in trailer park near Reno, raised by her determined and flawed mother who is a drinker, and by her grandmother. Rory is a child of neglect yet her resilience shines through.
The story is told through Rory’s journals, the notes made by her social worker notes and letters to Rory from her grandmother.

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At times my heart broke for what Rory had to experience, at other times I laughed at her funny depth description of living in a trailer park. This is a ridiculosuly good debut. (DAC)

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