**Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction 2018**Pearl's mother took her away from her family just weeks after she was born, and drove off to central Florida determined to begin a new life for herself and her daughter - in the parking lot next to a trailer park. Despite their hardships, Margot and Pearl both adjust to life, making friends with the residents of the trailers and creating a deep connection to each other. Life on the edge of a Florida trailer park is strange enough, but when Pastor Rex's `Guns for God' programme brings Eli Redmond to town, Pearl's world is upended. She finds herself surrounded by guns and the threat of violence is always looming. Dirty money, adult love and the vulnerability of a fringe community explode one morning to tragic effect and Pearl is forced to build some new happiness for herself from the chaotic rubble left behind.
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