Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher
By Vicky - TABApril 9, 2012
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes is about Sarah Byrnes, who allegedly pulled a pot of boiling spaghetti down on her face and hands when she was around 3 years old, and her best friend Eric. The two of them met in elementary school and became friends because they were both outcasts. Now, seniors in high school, Sarah is sitting silent in the mental ward of the local children’s hospital. Nobody knows why or if she will ever “awaken” again. Nobody, but Eric. Now it’s up to Eric to help Sarah get away from her overly abusive father and her nonexistent mother. Read Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher to see if Sarah escapes her abusive past.
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