All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn GreenwoodAs the daughter of a meth dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. Struggling to raise her little brother, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. She finds peace in the starry Midwestern night sky above the fields behind her house. One night everything changes when she witnesses one of her fathers thugs, Kellen, a tattooed ex-con with a heart of gold, wreck his motorcycle. What follows is a powerful and shocking love story between two unlikely people that asks tough questions, reminding us of all the ugly and wonderful things that life has to offer.
Bryn Greenwood: All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
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Or my last book, A ll the Ugly and Wonderful Things. Whyever you came, you may be thinking about bad life choices and mistakes. Sometimes the only choices available to you are bad, worse, and worst. In that scenario, the best choice you can make is a bad one. Sometimes those bad choices bring good things. I never felt like the choices I made around performing sex work were mistakes. They brought me here, where I am alive, succeeding at my chosen career, and have people who love me.
The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Greenwood, Bryn. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things. Thomas Dunne Books, August 9, PDF version on eBook. As one event comes to an end, a different character takes over the conclusion and moves forward.
Bryn Greenwood is is a native and fourth generation Kansan, who holds two undergraduate degrees in literature as well as an MFA.
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Rate this book. A beautiful and provocative love story between two unlikely people and the hard-won relationship that elevates them above the troubled Midwestern backdrop of their lives. As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. It's safer to keep her mouth shut and stay out of sight. Struggling to raise her little brother, Donal, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. Obsessed with the constellations, she finds peace in the starry night sky above the fields behind her house, until one night her star gazing causes an accident. After witnessing his motorcycle wreck, she forms an unusual friendship with one of her father's thugs, Kellen, a tattooed ex-con with a heart of gold.