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Dear Zoe
"Tess" is a fifteen-year old struggling with split families, school, sex and drugs, and the unexpected death of her baby sister, Zoe. Zoe's death throws Tess's family into a state of utter confusion: her step-father now works late, her mother sleeps all the time, and her little sister, Em, is left alone. Meanwhile, Tess falls into a state of unrelenting guilt; she feels as if she is responsible for Zoe's death. As a result, Tess decides to move in...