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What are some of Patty's characteristics in Summer of my German Soldier?

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In Summer of My German Soldier, the protagonist is a young girl by the name of Patty , who can best be described, above all else, as lonely. She is from a wealthy Jewish family, but she is viewed by them--and others-- in many ways to be an outcast and a failure, which only adds to her feelings of lonliness and frustration. Throughout the novel she deals with many of the typical feelings of teenage girls, but due to her actions of harboring a German POW, her problems are on a much larger and...

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