From a debut author comes a story of finding oneself in a place all too familiar. After Dulcie Morrigan Jonesas dad dies, her mom decides they need to find a new life in California. But Dulcie doesnat understand whatas wrong with her old life back in Newbury, Connecticut. So she heads across country and back home in her fatheras red 1968 Chevy pickup truck. When she arrives, she meets Roxanne, a girl whose home life makes Dulcie see that her own situation may not be all that bad after all. And as the summer comes to an end, Dulcie realizes that maybe itas necessary to leave a place in order to come back and find out who you really are.Acampora, Paul is the author of 'Defining Dulcie' with ISBN 9780142411834 and ISBN 0142411833.