Cute blondes are disappearing from her strip mall-covered suburban town, but fourteen-year-old Panny is more concerned with surviving adolescence. Raised by an unbalanced mother who thinks the perfect birthday gift is plastic surgery, and a shy uncle who spends most of his time painting miniatures, Panny is afraid she's hopelessly different. Thanks to a fortuitous misdial, she strikes up a phone friendship that seems to be the connection she's been longing for. However, she soon finds that out in BFE, a.k.a. "the middle of nowhere," anything can happen—and usually does.
"…an insightful, beautifully structured drama about the agonies and comforts of isolation…" —NY Times.