Deirdra Smallders has a great life in La Cygne, Kansas. Perfect best friend. Perfect boyfriend. Until a boy named Raymond Whitney moves into town. Deirdra finds out that Ray and her brother, who is now in "camp" are best friends. Then, they fall in love. Everything is perfect, just like it was before. Until Deirdra's father finds out. Deirdra's father, Harold, is racist, along with just about everybody in La Cygne. So when Harold finds out about Deridra and Ray's relationship, all hell breaks loose, and everything changes.