Miles From NowhereBook - 2009
Joon is 13 when she decides she would be better off on her own now that her father has left for another woman and her mother is nearly catatonic with mental illness. Her adolescent years find her in escort clubs and homeless shelters, struggling with addiction, committing petty crimes, and eventually, moving towards something resembling hope.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009
Branch Call Number: MUN
Characteristics: 288 p. ; 19 cm