By studying the moth itself we are in a better position to avoid situations in which it will thrive, and thus minimise the damage that it causes. Beekeepers are likely to see the adult stage of the moth as a first indicator of it's presence.
She not only has her own memory of holding the gun, but her father's account of the event. Now fourteen, she yearns for her mother, and for forgiveness. Living on a peach farm in South Carolina with her father, she has only one friend: Rosaleen, a black servant whose sharp exterior hides a tender heart.