Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguins Group (USA)
High-schooler Jason, who lives with a drunk, abusive father at home, hopes to earn enough money to escape with his younger sister, Janie, by being tough at school, but the stakes grow ever more dangerous and soon even his fists and ability to think on his feet are not enough to keep his head above water.
Family Relationships; Family violence; family violence; abusive father; child abuse; domestic violence
fathers and sons; sister; drinking; high school; fighting
Parsons, Ash Parsons, "Still Waters" (2015). DIVerse Families. 447.