Edition: Trade paperback.
New York: Speak / Penguin, (2003.). Kate is a straight-A student, math geek, minister's daughter, long distance runner, unwilling family caretaker since the death of her mother - and she keeps it all together by organizing her life as logically as the periodic table - and then it all falls apart. Gripping story by this author whose previous novel was a National Book Award finalist. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-670-035661.