"Where am I to go, now that I've gone too far?" --Twilight Zone, by Golden Earring
For anybody who doesn't know what they want to be when they grow up. For anybody who doesn't know--or care--what growing up is supposed to mean. For Livia, who wanted to see her name in a book. And for Fred, even though her name is really Frank.
Dead zones. Dead zones are places without life, without feeling, without air.
Interest in a new girl and pressure from his parole officer cause seventeen-year-old Del, a gravedigger, to recall and face the "sexting" incident three years earlier that transformed him from a straight-A student-athlete into a social outcast and felon.… (more)