Binding: Cloth spine
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1982.
A Fine first Printing of the First Edition housed in an alike dust-jacket.
After the death of her mother, sixteen-year-old Tessa moves from the small town she's called home to the city to live with her father. Tessa is an introspective and thoughtful young woman, and she's not sure what to make of the fast-paced and frenetic city. She quickly learns that the only way to make friends is to join the youth group at her church. Tessa is shy at first, but she quickly gains confidence and becomes friends with the other girls in the group. Tessa is also drawn to the church's pastor, who she believes is a kind and compassionate man. When Tessa learns that her father has been dating her church's secretary for months, she is both surprised and disappointed. Tessa decides to take a trip to the countryside with her church group to spend time with her father and the secretary. While on the trip, Tessa begins to have second thoughts about her relationship with her father and the church. She also begins; 8vo; 181 pages.