By Julie Aitcheson
If you ask Roy Watkins who she is, she’ll glance you within the eye and say “an artist.” for those who requested her no matter if she identifies as instantly or homosexual, male or lady, proud-of-it trailer trash or hick city refugee, she’ll let you know to brain your personal rattling company. As this distinctive coming of age tale unfolds, Roy unearths her maximum problem in defining herself prior to the realm does it for her—and she’s in no hurry to strength herself right into a slot.
Growing up Roy in a West Virginia trailer park within the early nineties is something, but if she offers up her youth love for a scholarship to snooty Winchester Academy within the hunt state of Virginia, the country line isn’t the single boundary she’ll need to pass to determine what she’s particularly made of.
In the corporate of Reenie (Roy’s New Age trucker mom), her immigrant sweetheart Oscar, and the privileged Winchester ladies made up our minds to befriend her no matter if she likes it or now not, Roy encounters one intersection after one other the place she needs to face the advanced nature of her identification, and the way it is going to form her future.
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