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 season 2013 by The Wall road Journaland Publishers Weekly and USA Today, NPR, and People summer reads pick
From the writer of The After Party, coming might 2016, a lush, horny, evocative debut novel of family members secrets and techniques and girls’-school rituals, set within the Nineteen Thirties South.
It is 1930, the midst of the good melancholy. After her mysterious function in a kin tragedy, passionate, strong-willed Thea Atwell, age fifteen, has been forged out of her Florida domestic, exiled to an equestrienne boarding university for Southern debutantes. excessive within the Blue Ridge Mountains, with its complicated social strata ordered through cash, attractiveness, and women’ friendships, the Yonahlossee driving Camp for ladies is a miles get rid of from the free-roaming, dreamlike early life Thea shared together with her dual brother on their family’s citrus farm—a international now in part shattered. As Thea grapples along with her accountability for the occasions of the prior 12 months that led her the following, she reveals herself enmeshed in a brand new order, person who will swap her feel of what's attainable for herself, her kinfolk, her country.
Weaving provocatively among domestic and college, the narrative powerfully unfurls the genuine tale in the back of Thea’s expulsion from her kin, however it isn’t lengthy earlier than the secret of her prior is rivaled through the query of ways it is going to form her destiny. half scandalous love tale, half heartbreaking kinfolk drama, The Yonahlossee using Camp for Girls is an immersive, transporting page-turner—a bright, propulsive novel approximately intercourse, love, kinfolk, cash, classification, domestic, and horses, prepared opposed to the ominous hazard of the Depression—and the foremost debut of a major new author.