Boy Still Missing
In the desolate blue-collar town of Holedo, Massachusetts, Dominick Pindle spends his free time in one of two ways: obsessing on his newfound desire for girls or searching the local pubs for his alcoholic father. Dominick's mother -- his protector and angel - has set her attention solely on him and turned a blind eye to the more serious problems that exist with her husband. But after some conspicuously bad moves in his quest to make sense of life, the boy finds himself embroiled in a lustful game of "bait and switch" with Edie, his father's seductive mistress, keeping Dad's affair a secret from Mom.
Edie is an alluring and bruised older woman who seduces Dominick and uses him to escape Holedo. However, when their clandestine affair leads to a fatal accident, Dominick realizes that the parent he deceived has also concealed family secrets as passionate and destructive as his own. The realization that this knowledge could hold the key to his future, combined with the guilt that haunts him for betraying his mother, sends him on a mission for the truth. Dominick flees to New York, only to find more revelations about his family's shocking past. But the same reckless impulse that sends him searching for freedom may destroy him in the end. In fact, the only person who may be able to save him is Jeanny, a former hippie with powerful political ideas, who comes to care deeply for the troubled teen, acting as both lover and guardian