From The Jacket:Meet Taylor Greer. clear eyed and spirited, she grew up poor in rural Kenttucky with two goals, to avoid pregnancey and to get away. She succeeds on both counts when she buys a volkswagon and heads west. But by the time our plucky if unlilkely heroine pulls up on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona, at an auto repair shop called Jesus is Lord Used Tires that also happens to be a sanctuary for Central American refugees, she's "inherited" a three year old American Indian girl named Turtle. What follows, as Taylor meets the human condition head on is at the heart of this memorable novel about love and friendship, abandonment and belonging, and the discovery of surprising resources in apparently empty places.