"Aspects of the setting, both in Brazil and Connecticut, are powerfully realized, as is Mrs. Beard: even dead and without a ghostly form, she may be the most compelling character on the scene. (Fiction. 10-13)"
A believable look at life in boarding school in the 1960s, made surreal by the narrator's fantasy that she is John F. Kennedy's daughter, and her conversations with the school's long-dead founder.
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