My protagonist, Lettie, a girl of faith and hope, wants to find a place to call home. Don’t we all? Her journey is one that we are all making, every day, to have comfort and to bring comfort to others.
In this coming of age novel, Lettie and Bert squeak by in a tiny town on Cape Cod, one parent an alcoholic and the other absent. After a string of bad decisions on Lettie’s part, their father ships them to their barely remembered mother for the summer, where they will learn hard lessons about themselves, their family, and their future by way of the Florida swamp. Throughout Lettie keeps her biting humor flowing, her razor-sharp pen at the ready, and her eye on her quest for a “normal” life.
Kirsten B. Feldman