By Christine Schutt
In 1997, on the uncommon Siddons university on Manhattan's top East facet, the varsity yr opens with distressing information: Astra Dell is being affected by a unprecedented affliction. Astra's buddies attempt to reconcile the ailing girl's anguish with their very own fierce longings and impetuous attachments. motor vehicle writes unsparing letters, which the soiled Marlene, in her devotion, then steals. different classmates stick with it: The foolish staff of Suki and Alex pursue Will Bliss whereas the subversive Lisa Van de Ven makes dates with leave out Wilkes. the realm of personal faculties and privilege in manhattan urban is humorous, poignant, merciless, and at its center is a unwell lady, Astra Dell, "that faded woman from the senior classification, the dancer with the entire hair, the pink hair, knotted or braided or allow to fall to her waist, a fever and he or she consumed."
National ebook Award Finalist Christine Schutt has created a wickedly unique story of innocence, bold and illness.
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