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Spectacle
     

Spectacle

by Angie McCullagh
 

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At six feet tall, Emily Lucas towers over the "normals" in her Seattle high school. When she discovers, thanks to a pediatric endocrinologist and his X-ray machine, that she's still growing and will likely hit six foot three, she struggles with her inability to blend.

Emily blames her MIA, giantess mother, Marilyn, for her excessive height and embarks on a mom-quest

Overview

At six feet tall, Emily Lucas towers over the "normals" in her Seattle high school. When she discovers, thanks to a pediatric endocrinologist and his X-ray machine, that she's still growing and will likely hit six foot three, she struggles with her inability to blend.

Emily blames her MIA, giantess mother, Marilyn, for her excessive height and embarks on a mom-quest to find her. So begins a journey that leads Emily to Arizona to meet her birth mother.

Then there's Emily's ex-best-friend-gone-wild, Trix. She has an attitude that won't quit, two non-parents who don't take care of her as much as she takes care of them, and a tendency to hook up with too many guys in her search for acceptance.

When she finds out she has a chance to graduate early and study her passion-fashion design-at The Art Institute, she realizes she needs to pull herself out of her downward spiral and focus on her goal. But she might already be too far gone.

Emily and Trix, who have grown apart but whose lives still wind around each other like helices, work separately to figure out how to fit into a world that doesn't much like girls who can't, or won't, conform to what's ordinary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780985033019
Publisher:
Angie McCullagh
Publication date:
07/08/2012
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Meet the Author

Angie McCullagh has published several short stories in highly regarded literary journals. She alternately struggles with the fit of her jeans and existential angst and lives with her husband, two kids, and imaginary cat in Seattle, Washington.

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