Opens 29 Apr 2018
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Gracie was born into a polygamous religious community, and brought across the US border to Canada at the age of eight, when her mother became the eighteenth wife of an elder there. A lively and irrepressible child, her world is full of faith and family, but by the time she is fifteen, and at marriageable age, she feels increasing pressure to conform... but will she ever dare to take the leap and step into the outside world? A gripping and tender story about growing up in a religious cult by Joan MacLeod, winner of Canada's most prestigious literary award, the Governor General's Award.