By Anton DiSclafani
“This summer’s first romantic web page turner.”—Michiko Kakutani, The long island Times
Named a such a lot expected booklet for summer time 2013 by The Wall highway Journaland Publishers Weekly and USA Today, NPR, and People summer reads pick
From the writer of The After Party, coming could 2016, a lush, horny, evocative debut novel of relatives secrets and techniques and girls’-school rituals, set within the Thirties South.
It is 1930, the midst of the good melancholy. After her mysterious position in a relations tragedy, passionate, strong-willed Thea Atwell, age fifteen, has been solid out of her Florida domestic, exiled to an equestrienne boarding tuition for Southern debutantes. excessive within the Blue Ridge Mountains, with its complicated social strata ordered by means of funds, attractiveness, and women’ friendships, the Yonahlossee using Camp for ladies is a miles eliminate from the free-roaming, dreamlike youth Thea shared along with her dual brother on their family’s citrus farm—a international now partly shattered. As Thea grapples along with her accountability for the occasions of the previous 12 months that led her the following, she unearths herself enmeshed in a brand new order, person who will swap her experience of what's attainable for herself, her family members, her country.
Weaving provocatively among domestic and college, the narrative powerfully unfurls the real tale at the back of Thea’s expulsion from her kinfolk, however it isn’t lengthy prior to the secret of her earlier is rivaled by way of the query of ways it is going to form her destiny. half scandalous love tale, half heartbreaking relations drama, The Yonahlossee driving Camp for Girls is an immersive, transporting page-turner—a bright, propulsive novel approximately intercourse, love, relatives, cash, type, domestic, and horses, ready opposed to the ominous probability of the Depression—and the key debut of a big new author.