Between the Covers on 05/30/13
Jane lived happily with her father until his failed suicide attempt and relocation to a mental hospital forced her into the foster care system. By chance, Jane is assigned to foster parents involved in the Second Day Believers—a cult focused on the “cleansing” of mental impurities in their children, and the sanctity of the internal organs of farm animals. Jane is quickly initiated into the cult but her father’s lingering voice prevents her from becoming entirely indoctrinated. Despite Jane’s resistance, she is revered in the cult as the second coming of the late wife of the leader of the Second Day Believers. Poised to rise through the ranks and marry their leader, Jane must make a difficult choice. Host David Naimon talks with Lenore Zion about her debut novel, Stupid Children.