...a sublime and deadpan debut that cocks an eyebrow and reminds us that it is never a light thing, this leaving home, though we all must try.
"Precision-Choreographed subversion of American myths"
--The New York Times Sunday Book Review
"Romeo and Juliet in the Rust Belt"
--The Philadelphia Inquirer
"Pitch-perfect portrayal of class warfare in small-town U.S.A."