Title Profile & Character Information

Impulse

Annotation
From the author of the acclaimed "Crank" comes a gut-wrenching story of teens in crisis. Three lives, three different paths to the same destination: Aspen Springs, a psychiatric hospital for those who have attempted the ultimate act of desperation--suicide.

Awards
2008  Bluegrass Award

Characters
NameVaneesa
GenderFemale
OccupationStudent

NameTony
GenderMale
OccupationStudent
TraitAbused

NameConnor
GenderMale
OccupationStudent
TraitTwin

GenreYoung adult fiction
Psychological
Coming of age
TopicsTeenagers
Psychiatric patients
Attempted suicide
Secrets
Friendship
Family relationships
Fatherless families
Addictions
Identity
Love affairs
Loss
Mental illness
Emotional healing
Second chances
Drug overdoses
SettingPsychiatric hospital