Product Description


The bestselling author of WHERE THE HEART IS returns with a heartrending tale of two children in search of a place to call home.

Lutie McFee’s history has taught her to avoid attachments…to people, to places, and to almost everything. With her mother long dead and her father long gone to find his fortune in Las Vegas, 15-year-old Lutie lives in the god-forsaken town of Spearfish, South Dakota with her twelve-year-old brother, Fate, and Floy Satterfield, the 300-pound ex-girlfriend of her father. While Lutie shoplifts for kicks, Fate spends most of his time reading, watching weird TV shows and worrying about global warming and the endangerment of pandas. As if their life is not dismal enough, one day, while shopping in their local Wal-Mart, Floy keels over and the two motherless kids are suddenly faced with the choice of becoming wards of the state or hightailing it out of town in Floy’s old Pontiac. Choosing the latter, they head off to Las Vegas in search of a father who has no known address, no phone number and, clearly, no interest in the kids he left behind.

MADE IN THE U.S.A. is the alternately heartbreaking and life-affirming story of two gutsy children who must discover how cruel, unfair and frightening the world is before they come to a place they can finally call home.

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Additional Information

Author

Billie Letts

Binding

Paperback

Edition

Reprint

EISBN

9780446537865

Format

Kindle eBook

Label

Grand Central Publishing

Languages

English, Unknown, English, Published

Manufacturer

Grand Central Publishing

NumberOfPages
ProductGroup

eBooks

ProductTypeName

ABIS_EBOOKS

PublicationDate

2009-05-04

Publisher

Grand Central Publishing

ReleaseDate

2008-06-19

Studio

Grand Central Publishing

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