By Jennifer Clement
At the sting of a roadside trailer park in Florida, fourteen-year-old Pearl France and her mom Margot stay in a broken-down 1994 Mercury Topaz. Margot deserted a privileged youth to elevate Pearl on my own and remnants of Limoges porcelain lay among the malicious program spray and powdered milk of their compact domestic. Her neighbours are the one family members Pearl has ever recognized; a paraplegic veteran, a maths savant with a keenness for dolls, a bubblegum-pink Mexican housewife and a determined preacher. regardless of the fragility in their conditions, Pearl is content material to scavenge within the unload along with her ally, guidance petty robbery and daydream her approach via church each one week.
But weapons are all over during this international and the specter of violence is often looming. soiled funds, grownup love and the vulnerability of a perimeter group explode one morning to tragic influence and Pearl is compelled to construct a few new happiness for herself from the chaotic rubble left behind.
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