The Year It All Happened
I throw the dice – four or over I stay, one to three I pack up. Six dots stare back, telling me I’ve nothing left to lose. John stays with the dice but not all choices can be left to fate. Merri makes a loaded decision. Nick takes his heart in his hands and gets a second chance. Leigh revs up her life with nearly disastrous results. In this sequel to A Dangerous Girl, Catherine Bateson delicately unveils a year in the life of these four emerging adults. It is a verse novel celebrating life, love, change and the year it all happened.
Univ. of Queensland Press, 2001