Abstract

Set in Upper Manhattan, “Appetite” tells the story of sixteen-year old Claudia, who is experiencing her first love against the backdrop of her family’s still-persistent grief following the death of her mother three years earlier. Claudia falls in love with a boy named George; her sister quits college, moves home, and becomes obsessed with feeding the family; her father maintains a secret affair, and everyone experiences heartbreak with varying degrees of acceptance

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Additional Information

ISSN
2325-730X
Print ISSN
1046-3348
Pages
pp. 35-53
Launched on MUSE
2016-07-17
Open Access
No
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