Set in the 1950s and split into three chapters, Marblebourne, is the story of three different characters in a small, New Jersey town. The first character is Sal, a teen who has just moved to the town. Sal gets involved with a group of boys who are considered punks. The second character is Red, an aspiring hollywood actress who is returning home to see her dying father. The third character is Robbie, a teen who is passing through town and stumbles upon a badly injured man in an alleyway.