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by | Read by Cassandra Campbell

Young Adult Young Adult • 4 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Fifteen-year-old Laurel's life has been defined by loss. Her beloved home in Pass Christian, Mississippi, was washed away in a hurricane, along with her mother and grandmother. After moving to Iowa with her father and baby brother, she nearly dies when her first boyfriend gets her hooked on methamphetamine. Laurel writes a nonlinear elegy to the past in order to overcome her addiction and make peace with her losses. Cassandra Campbell narrates with a slight Southern lilt, changing accents between Mississippi and Iowa characters and shifting timbre for younger and older characters. She’s not always successful, and it’s sometimes difficult to tell who is speaking. Challenging as an audio due to its circular nature, this is still an important story for teens and their families. S.G. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2012]



Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-5450-9 $19.99 • Three CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-5452-3 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4558-5454-7 $19.99


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-5451-6 $49.97 • Three CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-5453-0 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

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