Being Roy by Julie Aitcheson

By Julie Aitcheson

If you ask Roy Watkins who she is, she’ll glance you within the eye and say “an artist.” when you requested her no matter if she identifies as instantly or homosexual, male or woman, proud-of-it trailer trash or hick city refugee, she’ll inform you to brain your individual rattling company. As this detailed coming of age tale unfolds, Roy reveals her maximum problem in defining herself ahead of the realm does it for her—and she’s in no hurry to strength herself right into a slot. 

Growing up Roy in a West Virginia trailer park within the early nineties is something, but if she supplies up her early life love for a scholarship to snooty Winchester Academy within the hunt state of Virginia, the nation line isn’t the single boundary she’ll need to go to determine what she’s rather made of. 

In the corporate of Reenie (Roy’s New Age trucker mom), her immigrant sweetheart Oscar, and the privileged Winchester ladies decided to befriend her no matter if she likes it or now not, Roy encounters one intersection after one other the place she needs to face the complicated nature of her id, and the way it's going to form her future.

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