Set in a rural, dusty, Pennsylvania town in 1979, Remember Ruby Gentry follows a thirteen-year-old girl as she struggles to survive her lonely environment while careening towards young womanhood.
Things have never been easy for Parker Louise Petty, awkward and slightly overweight, she has lived her life in the shadows of her boozing, man-chasing mother. That all changes when Ruby Gentry moves to town. The unexpected soul sister friendship between the isolated teen and the beautiful southern stranger brings light to Parker’s formerly bleak life. When a surprising romance transports Parker to the threshold of womanhood, the desperation of teenage life begins to give way to a new sense of self-worth. But nothing ever goes as planned for Parker, as she finds her new world turned upside down and her path to happiness shattered.
Remember Ruby Gentry is an unforgettable story of self-discovery that proves that strength and beauty lie within.