Title Profile & Character Information

Down to the Bone

Annotation
In a first novel as crazy, joyful, hilarious, and painful as first love, Dole offers a striking, original debut about a Cuban-American girl who comes out as a lesbian and is kicked out of her home only to find a new kind of family.

Characters
NameAmores, Laura
GenderFemale
TraitsGay
Cuban American

GenreYoung adult fiction
Allegory
Multicultural
TopicsGay
Lesbians
Friendship
Mothers and daughters
Family conflicts
School
Students
Hispanics
Homosexuality
Life changes
SettingFlorida