Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau

Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau

In 1970s Baltimore, fourteen-year-old Mary Jane loves cooking with her mother, singing in her church choir, and enjoying her family’s subscription to the Broadway Show Tunes of the Month record club. Shy, quiet, and bookish, she’s glad when she lands a summer job as a nanny for the daughter of a local doctor. A respectable job, Mary Jane’s mother says. In a respectable house. The house may look respectable on the outside but inside it’s a literal and figurative mess: clutter on every surface,… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Antisemitism
  • Racism
  • Drug use & abuse
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