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It’s summertime in Red Hook, Brooklyn, a blue-collar dockside neighborhood. June and Val, two fifteen-year-olds, take a raft out onto the bay at night to see what they can see.

And then they disappear. Only Val will survive, washed ashore; semi-conscious in the weeds.

This shocking event will echo through the lives of a diverse cast of Red Hook residents. Fadi, the Lebanese bodega owner, hopes that his shop will be the place to share neighborhood news and troll for information about June’s disappearance. Cree, just beginning to pull it together after his father’s murder, unwittingly makes himself the chief suspect, but an enigmatic and elusive guardian is determined to keep him safe.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Gritty and magical, filled with mystery, poetry and pain, Ivy Pochoda’s voice recalls Richard Price, Junot Diaz, and even Alice Sebold, yet it’s indelibly her own.”

    Dennis Lehane

  • “Exquisitely written, Pochoda’s poignant second novel examines how residents of Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood deal with grief, urban development, loss, and teenage angst.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Rich with characters and mood…Red Hook itself feels like a character-hard-worn, isolated from the rest of New York, left behind and forgotten.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

  • A Barnes & Noble Best Book of July 2013
  • Selected for the Fall 2013 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award
  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award, November 2013
  • A 2013 Library Journal Editor’s Pick
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About the Author

Ivy Pochoda was raised in Brooklyn and now lives in Los Angeles. She graduated from Harvard with a degree in Classical Greek and English. She has played on the United States Women’s National Squash Team six times and was the Spring 2009 James Merrill House Writer-in-Residence.