Everything I Was (Paperback)

By Corinne Demas

Carolrhoda Books, 9780761390114, 209pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/1/2011)

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My walls were stripped, and all that was left in the room was a pile of boxes and my mattress propped against the wall. So begins Irenes journey from an Upper West Side penthouse towell, shes not entirely sure where. Irenes father, a corporate VP, is downsized when his company merges with another. When he cant find work, her familys lifestyleand her mothers spendingquickly catches up with them. Eventually, theyre forced to move in with Irenes grandfather in the family farmhouse upstate. But what begins as the most disastrous summer of Irenes life takes a surprising turn, and Irene must decide what she wants for herself after losing everything she was.