The death of their father sends the three Gold sisters into a tailspin. Brooks, the oldest, starts drinking. Palmer, the youngest, withdraws herself from everyone. May, the middle sister and the responsible one, is left alone. This is okay with her, since she is busy with her job at the coffee shop and studying. The girls are in danger of becoming complete strangers when the key to their father's car, a golden Firebird, is discovered. Together the girls take a trip that brings them together and sets them at ease-- finally-- with their father's death. This book is about the the importance of family and friends when problems arise, as well as discovering who your true friends really are. A touching, but not preachy, story on the impact of sisterly bonds, this book will strike a chord with girls everywhere, whether or not they have a sister.