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Katey Bruscke loses her sister, the only mother she feels she has ever known. This causes her to examine the fragments of her sister's drug addicted life, and through this, make peace with her family as a whole and make sense of her identity.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Mother (or standin)    -   Daughter    -   Sister Family, loving relations    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   sister Crime & Police story    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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