293 pages ; 20 cm
"Girl with a Future follows Augie Cohen as she confronts one obstacle after another in the exploration of different phases of her life. Faced with failed relationships, questionable decision-making, sexual exploits, and indecision, Angie attempts to come to terms with her unknown direction. Angie was seventeen when her father died. Up until then, her path was set out for her. She would graduate with honors, go to university, get a job in finance or marketing, marry, have kids, and live happily ever after. That was her fate. Or at least, that's what she thought it was until her life unraveled. Inspiring and thought-provoking, funny and tragic, Girl with a Future is an account of a girl facing loss, hope, fate, desire, opportunity, and success, as she takes on the unknown future that awaits her"--Back cover.