By Elizabeth Dutton
“Dutton’s fiction debut is a stellar, thought-provoking novel approximately existence, dying, California, song, and extra. . . . If you’ve by no means been to California, you may consider such as you have visited after examining this inventive and unforgettable tale. For connoisseurs of singular fiction.” —Library Journal, starred review
Los Angeles, California: Clem Jasper is a twenty-seven-year-old belief funder with a world-famous rock musician for a father. uncertain what do together with her existence, she spends her time simply floating, a cynical observer of the Hollywood scene round her. but if her dad abruptly dies, Clem discovers he’s left her something—a sequence of letters that take her on an odd and revelatory street journey around the iconic Californian terrain. Ignoring her aunt’s recommendation to pitch the journey as a truth convey, she embarks on her personal to find simply what it was once that her father intended her to find—a mystery he couldn’t inform her until eventually now.
With a voice similar to Rainbow Rowell, Dutton’s Driftwood is a stunning, poignant, and humorous debut. Dutton deftly captures the mythology of California with a brilliant and strange tackle the liberty of the open street, the ability of tune, and what it potential, even in the course of grief, to be a family.
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