Cammie Deveau began life with a few strikes against her: she’s visually impaired, abandoned by her mother at birth, her father was a casualty of the Second World War—and if all that isn’t enough, she’s being raised by her bootlegging aunt.
No wonder she dreams of starting a brand new life.
When Cammie learns about a school for blind and visually impaired children she becomes convinced a new life is waiting for her in Halifax, but how will she ever convince her aunt to let her go?
With the help of her best friend, they devise a plan to blow up the local moonshiner’s still. But Cammie has not managed to change her luck, and things get worse than she ever imagined
- An abusive guardian
- Drugs/drug addiction
- Alcohol/alcohol addiction
So I want to make it obvious right now that this is not an #OwnVoices book…
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