April has always felt like an outsider. Her older sister Brenda was tall, athletic, competitive and sure of herself.
April, on the other hand, was short, sensitive and overweight - and she couldn't bounce back from their father's cutting criticisms the way Brenda did.
April didn't know why their once-loving dad had become a coldhearted monster, but she was sure it had something to do with her. And she could see how his cruel behaviour was tearing away at her gentle mother.
But a glimmer of happiness returns when Brenda brings home her college roommate: beautiful, bewitching Celia. And April wonders if she might not be so different from Benda after all ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster
- Publication Date: 07/01/2008
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781847390288