One Story: Goodnight Nobody by Sarah Hall Jem is the eleven-year-old protagonist of this 1980s vignette that packed a lot of story into its brief pages.
2 thoughts on “One Story: Goodnight Nobody by Sarah Hall”
Is Jem a boy or a girl? Just curious. A short story about an 11-year-old in the 1980s sounds sweet and nostalgic.
Jem is a girl. In the style of most short stories I’ve read, recently, this one had a bitter edge to it.