A Place Apart Social Sensitivity

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Fox's theme of the search for self and meaning in life is a fact of life for contemporary young people. In a society that seems topsy-turvy and lacking in significant signposts to help young people make positive choices, they will find a kinship in Tory's search.

There is no neat little package answer for Tory, just as there is none for today's youth. Fox lets the reader see the complexities of life and friendship that Tory encounters. As Tory works through them, she is left with a hint of hope that she knows what she does not want, thus hinting of what she does want. Fox writes with an understanding of the needs of young people, knowing that there are no pat answers to their problems.

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