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Not the End of the World
Being the daughter of the owner of a successful candy factory and living in a house with its own beach, Maggie should be living a sweet life. But after an explosive incident at school with her teacher, this spirited, funny, and troubled adolescent is just trying to make it through a long summer at home—while feeling a long hidden secret make its way to the surface.
Published May 17th 1993 by W. W. Norton & Company
(first published October 1991)
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I like the character of maggie but the story is too drawn out. I had to google the book because I forgot what it was about and why I decided to read it in the first place. Just as it got good in the end, it ended abruptly without explaining what originally happened to splinter Maggie into differently personalities. It only hinted at it but we weren't told who hurt her and why her family seemed oblivious to her anguish and suffering. I would've have been happier if the author cut out a lot of ...more