By Jaimy Gordon
National e-book Award Winner Jaimy Gordon’s daring and bold coming of age novel combines the teenaged angst of Catcher within the Rye with the humor and tragedy of Girl, Interrupted.
Ursie Koderer understands herself to be a monster--doomed to be diverse from different girls--very different. whilst she’s came upon slicing herself at camp, she is going AWOL, and lands in a Baltimore psychiatric health facility. Ursie, referred to now because the Bogeywoman, joins up with the opposite misfits at the adolescent ward. they begin a bughouse rock staff, thieve a nitrous oxide desktop. As a psychological sufferer Ursie is successful. yet then she’s implicated within the unintentional burning of a chum. Locked away, the Bogeywoman meets the gorgeous, mysterious health practitioner Zuk, a girl psychiatrist from someplace east of the Urals. Their affair is the most occasion during this wonderful novel of affection, crime, liberation, and flight to anything like a brand new world.
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