Dreamland Characters

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Caitlin O'Koren

Caitlin is a teenager who lives in the shadow of her older sister, Cassandra, until the day of Caitlin's sixteenth birthday when Cass runs away from home. Caitlin is torn between the task of trying to fill her sister's shoes and trying to remain "visible." She says that she, against the backdrop of Cass's disappearance, is virtually unseen by either of her distraught parents. Then a fluke situation lands Caitlin a position as a cheer leader and her mother is immediately caught up in Caitlin's success. Caitlin is torn, wanting to be the daughter that makes her mother proud but hating the situation. All this escalates when she meets a wild boy who is everything she is not. Rogerson leads Caitlin away from the distress of her family and social life but takes her instead into a world of drugs, sex and abuse. Caitlin cannot imagine herself...

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