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The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

By Anton DiSclafani

“This summer’s first romantic page turner.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Named a most anticipated book for Summer 2013 by The Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly and USA Today, NPR, and People summer reads pick

A lush, sexy, evocative debut novel of family secrets and girls’-school rituals, set in the 1930s South


It is 1930, the midst of the Great Depression. After her mysterious role in a family tragedy, passionate, strong-willed Thea Atwell, age fifteen, has been cast out of her Florida home, exiled to an equestrienne boarding school for Southern debutantes. High in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with its complex social strata ordered by money, beauty, and girls’ friendships, the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls is a far remove from the free-roaming, dreamlike childhood Thea shared with her twin brother on their family’s citrus farm—a world now partially shattered. As Thea grapples with her responsibility for the events of the past year that led her here, she finds herself enmeshed in a new order, one that will change her sense of what is possible for herself, her family, her country.

Weaving provocatively between home and school, the narrative powerfully unfurls the true story behind Thea’s expulsion from her family, but it isn’t long before the mystery of her past is rivaled by the question of how it will shape her future. Part scandalous love story, part heartbreaking family drama, The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls is an immersive, transporting page-turner—a vivid, propulsive novel about sex, love, family, money, class, home, and horses, all set against the ominous threat of the Depression—and the major debut of an important new writer.

Format: Book
Author: DiSclafani, Anton
Title: The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for girls / Anton DiSclafani.
Publisher Date: New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013.
Subject: Riding clubs -- Fiction. Children of the rich -- Fiction
Isbn: 9781594486401
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 5
Call Number: F DiSclafani
Oclc: 818953832
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Bib Id: 438525

Format: Book
Author: DiSclafani, Anton.
Title: The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for girls / Anton DiSclafani.
Publisher, Date: New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013.
Description: 390 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects: Riding clubs -- Fiction.
Subjects: Children of the rich -- Fiction
LCCN: 2013003603
ISBN: 9781594486401
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 5
Call Number: F DiSclafani