Half Anishinaabe and half white, eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine puts her plans for medical school on hold after her uncle overdoses on meth and her grandmother has a stroke. Sticking around her Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan home, Daunis is dealt further tragedy when she witnesses her best friend’s murder by her meth-addicted boyfriend. Using her knowledge of chemistry and fueled by rage against what’s happening to those on the reservation, Daunis begins an investigation into the components of a deadly circulating form of the drug, who’s dealing it, and how she can protect those in her community from it.
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