Dell Parsons is fifteen when something happens that will change his life forever: his parents rob a bank and are arrested. His world, and that of his twin sister Berner, suddenlyunravels. With his parents in jail, Berner decidesto run away from his family home inMontana.A friend of the family helps Dell to escape over the border to Canada with the hope that, there, he will be able to rebuild his life. In Canada,he is looked after by Arthur Remlinger, an enigmatic American whose cold exterior hides a dark and violent character. In this environment, Dell begins to reconstruct his life as he learns to navigate the world of the adults that surround him. A beautiful, profound vel about the loss of incence, about family ties and about the paths that we have to cross to reach maturity.