The Wonder Bread Summer
By Jessica Anya Blau
(Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780062199553, 260pp.)
Publication Date: May 2013
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It's 1983 in Berkeley, California. Twenty-year-old Allie Dodgson is a straitlaced college student working part-time at a dress shop to make ends meet. But when the shop turns out to be a front for a dangerous drug-dealing business, Allie finds herself on the lam, speeding toward Los Angeles in her best friend's Prelude with a Wonder Bread bag full of cocaine riding shotgun and a hit man named Vice Versa on her tail. You can't find a more thrilling summer read
Jessica Anya Blau is the award-winning author of The Summer of Naked Swim Parties, which the San Francisco Chronicle selected as one of the Fifty Best Books of the Year.