Louisa is always thinking about running away. The day before her sisters wedding, she finally does. When she gets to the train station, she bought a round-trip ticket to Crain. This is so it would make her family think she was coming back. In Crain, she diches her expensive coat for a cheap tan one so no one would recgonize her. A few months later, she travelled to Amityville. She didnt stay long. She went to the front desk and bought another ticket but it was to Chandler this time. She went looking for a job and a place to live. She met Mrs. Peacock on primrose street. Mrs. Peacock gave her a place to stay and a job. On the third anniversary of her running away, she seen Paul. He drove her home to see her parents again.