Nowhere Girl reflects the real world, which makes a good book. When the main character, Luchi Ann, sets out to travel to Bangkok alone on foot, she’s almost kidnapped. Later on, the seemingly trustworthy person she is staying with robs her! In whole, this book is about a girl who grows up in a prison in Thailand with her mother and cellmates. When her mother dies she has to go to America, but along the way, she learns the truth behind her mother’s imprisonment and what her mother suffered before disappearing and going to jail.