Eden Close Themes

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As a fourteen year old girl, Eden Close became promiscuous. Before this time, Eden is a tomboy, chasing the neighborhood boys around and joining in their sports. The day Eden gets her first menstrual period, however, changes her behavior. Suddenly Eden no longer wants to spend time with the boys. Eden becomes interested in fashion, often wearing revealing clothing and taking special care with her hair and makeup. Eden begins to date and rumors spread that Eden is willing to go all the way with any boy who asks. Through all this, however, Eden appears to moon over the one boy who is unwilling to take advantage of her promiscuous behavior.

A year after Eden's behavior changes so drastically, her father is killed and she is blinded by a shotgun blast. Nineteen years pass before Andrew, her childhood neighbor and best friend, returns home to bury...

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