From The Author Of Printz Medal Winner Bone Gap Comes The Unforgettable Story Of Two Young Women One Living, One Dead Dealing With Loss, Desire, And The Fragility Of The American Dream During WWII.When Frankie S Mother Died And Her Father Left Her And Her Siblings At An Orphanage In Chicago, It Was Supposed To Be Only Temporary Just Long Enough For Him To Get Back On His Feet And Be Able To Provide For Them Once Again That S Why Frankie S Not Prepared For The Day That He Arrives For His Weekend Visit With A New Woman On His Arm And Out Of State Train Tickets In His Pocket.Now Frankie And Her Sister, Toni, Are Abandoned Alongside So Many Other Orphans Two Young, Unwanted Women Doing Everything They Can To Survive.And As The Embers Of The Great Depression Are Kindled Into The Fires Of World War II, And The Shadows Of Injustice, Poverty, And Death Walk The Streets In Broad Daylight, It Will Be Up To Frankie To Find Something Worth Holding On To In The Ruins Of This Shattered America Every Minute Of Every Day Spent Wondering If The Life She S Able To Carve Out Will Be Enough I Will Admit I Do Not Know The Answer But I Will Be Watching, Waiting To Find Out That S What Ghosts Do.
Raised in the wilds of suburban New Jersey, Laura Ruby now lives in Chicago with her family Her short fiction for adults has appeared in various literary magazines, including Other Voices, The Florida Review, Syca Review and Nimrod A collection of these stories, I M NOT JULIA ROBERTS, was published by Warner Books in January 2007 Called hilarious and heart wrenching by People and a knowi
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- 16 September 2018 Laura Ruby