My AbandonmentBook - 2009
Inspired by a true story and told through the startlingly sincere voice of a young narrator, Caroline, Peter Rock's My Abandonment is a riveting journey into life at the margins, and a mesmerizing tale of survival and hope.
From Library Staff
This novel is about a daughter who has been raised off-the-grid by her father in Forest Park, and about what happens when their life there is discovered. This is thought-provoking and very well-written.
multcolib_recommends2 Sep 03, 2013
Thirteen-year old Caroline has been raised and home-schooled by her father in a wild nature preserves on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon. They follow a rigid code that enables them to survive in the wilderness. Yet one small mistake allows the authorities to discover them and their forced reloc... Read More »
Inspired by a true story, Rock offers a riveting and unsettling account of a girl and her father who live off the grid in the forest park outside Portland, Oregon.
This novel tells the story of a 13-year-old girl and her father who live 'off the grid' in Forest Park in the hills above Portland.