By Missy Wilkinson
Miles’s pupil John Ed is drawn into his band teacher’s lifestyles whilst Miles reaches out to the bothered boy, who has been expelled from institution for having medications in his locker. Now a typical attendee at AA, John Ed struggles to beat a tough earlier with a unmarried mom in a low-income neighborhood.
Meanwhile, Gates is already an self reliant philosopher at age thirteen—wily, shrewdpermanent, and wondering. in contrast to her father, Miles, she isn’t into church—until Gates discovers that John Ed attends AA whilst adolescence crew. lower than her father’s nostril, Gates aggressively pursues a courting with the older youngster, even faking alcohol dependancy to get on the subject of him.
At a church get together hosted by way of a neighbor, every one character’s look for wholeness involves a (literally) explosive head. yet will the ensuing surprise convey an finish to that search—or a brand new beginning?
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Acts of God and Other Damage by Missy Wilkinson