USA 2009, 253 pp., brochure, € 13.95Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
When Arthur McDougal is kicked out of Manhattan's toniest boys' school, his parents ship him off to the only place that will take him in - the Christian Science inflected Spooner School. There, in the woods of Connecticut, Arthur meets Katrina Felt, the charming, but troubled daughter of a Hollywood movie star. As Arthur struggles with his sexuality and Katrina's beauty and talent land her in a Broadway musical, the two forge a tender friendship. But while Arthur's confidence grows, Katrina is pulled down by the heartbreaking secrets and sorrows of her past. By year's end, their lives will be changed forever, and their friendship will be over. Set in the late 1960s, this novel is a portrait of a time and place, replete with drugs, sex, Andy Warhol, and a cast of truly memorable secondary characters.