Who is Jenna Fox? Seventeen-year-old Jenna has been told that is her name. She has just awoken from a coma, they tell her, and she is still recovering from a terrible accident in which she was involved a year ago. But what happened before that? Jenna doesn't remember her life. Or does she? And are the memories really hers?
This fascinating novel represents a stunning new direction for acclaimed author Mary Pearson. Set in a near future America, it takes readers on an unforgettable journey through questions of bio-medical ethics and the nature of humanity. Mary Pearson's vividly drawn characters and masterful writing soar to a new level of sophistication.
"Smoothly moving between ages and genders, Lamia’s performance is unified and dynamic. By contrast, a concluding author interview sounds unrehearsed and candid, even if the content adds another layer of ambivalence to the novel’s question of how to cope with what we can and should do in matters of life and death." -- Booklist