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Lost Boy

This novel tells the story of a young man who is exiled from the polygamous community in which he was raised and must find his own way.

Shelley Hrdlitschka

Where do you go when you can't go home? 

Raised in a polygamous community, Jon starts to question the rules of his faith. After he is caught kissing a girl, he is forced to flee his town and the only life he knows. He finds a community of other Lost Boys, or "polygs," but is utterly unprepared for life outside his community of Unity. He spirals into a life of numbing booze, drugs and homelessness. When he hits rock bottom, someone from his past enters his new life and helps him find his way.

Jon and several of the novel's other characters were introduced in Shelley Hrdlitschka's earlier novel Sister Wife. (From Orca Book Publishers)

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