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Escapism Through Books Interview with Victoria Patterson:

“I lived in Newport Beach during junior high and high school, and it was then that I decided that I would write about it. Through the years, I saw the way that Orange County was depicted in the media, giving it this cultural mystique, and it wasn’t how I experienced it. So that fueled me even more. And I was always more interested in those that lived on the fringes of wealth.”