There were only eleven of them, like eleven sisters all the
same age in a large family. On the television news they heard gunfire and the
sound of helicopter blades and bombs falling. The little girls hung on to the
brink of a hugeness that they knew was there but had no way of discovering.
The Vietnam War rages overseas, but back at home, in a year
that begins with the hanging of one man and ends with the drowning of another, the
eleven schoolgirls embrace their own chilling history when their teacher
abruptly goes missing on a field trip. Who was the mysterious poet they met in
the garden? What actually happened that day? And most important, who can they
tell about it? Download and start listening now!