LONGLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZENEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE**"This book moved and provoked me in ways I can't fully articulate....Extraordinary."—**Anna Paquin (True Blood)A seventeen-year-old girl pieces together the mystery of her mother's life and death among the bars and bedrooms of Los Angeles in this dazzling debut novel.A raucous, drug-fueled ...
A woman must leave her island home to search for her missing sister-and confront the haunted history of her family. Magdalena does not panic when she learns that her younger sister has disappeared. A free-spirit, Jadranka has always been prone to mysterious absences. But when weeks pass with no word, Magdalena leaves the isolated Croatian island where their family has always lived and sets off to