Seventeen-year-old Pattyn, the eldest daughter in a large Mormon family, is sent to her aunt's Nevada ranch for the summer, where she temporarily escapes her alcoholic, abusive father and finds love and acceptance, only to lose everything when she returns home.
Aunts -- Fiction.
Dysfunctional families -- Juvenile fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Fiction.
Mormons -- Juvenile fiction.
Nevada -- Fiction.
Sex -- Fiction.
Young adult fiction.