Jessica, a serious, bookish 16-year-old from New Brunswick, places a personal ad in the hopes of finding her father, a drug-dealing philanderer who ran off with the local hairdresser, leaving Jessica's mother distraught and Jessica in charge of her young autistic brother, Timmy. Sween, a rebellious, pool-playing dropout from Saskatchewan, responds to the ad. Over time, the two establish an intense long-distance relationship in which they provide mutual support and advice, as Jessica finds herself attracted to one of her ...

Apart 2009, Groundwood Books, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780888998347

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Apart 2007, Groundwood Books, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780888997500