By Julie Orringer.
Five stories from an exceptional young writer, whose sensitivity to the lives of the young brings back both the pain and the magic of growing up.
Abridged by Richard Hamilton Read by Teresa GallagherSet on Thanksgiving Day in New Orleans, a tense and tragic story in which the worst thing that can possibly happen does.
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A bitter-sweet story about siblings whose relationship is terribly damaged when one is involved in a tragic accident.
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A girl finds ways to steer a path through the humiliations inflicted by the two most popular girls at school.
With drugs in her pocket, Tessa looks after her niece for a day in San Francisco.
But who is really looking for care?
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A gentle and compassionate tale of a daughter's love for her dying mother.