Paint It Black

Paint It Black

A Novel

eBook - 2006
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A powerful story of passion, first love, and a young woman's search for a true world in the aftermath of loss. Josie Tyrell, art model, teen runaway, and denizen of LA's 1980 punk rock scene, finds a chance at real love with art student Michael Faraday. A Harvard dropout and son of a renowned pianist, Michael introduces her to his spiritual quest and a world of sophistication she had never dreamed existed. But when she receives a call from the Los Angeles County Coroner, asking her to identify her lover's dead body, her bright dreams all turn to black. "What happens to a dream when the dreamer is gone?" is the central question of PAINT IT BLACK, the story of the aftermath of Michael's death, and Josie's struggle to hold onto the true world he shared with her.
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Co., 2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780759568099
Characteristics: 387 p. ; 25 cm


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Apr 07, 2015

The writing was lush and poetic, but the story and characters were just so awful.

art1130 Feb 18, 2012

this book took me along time to finish. I put it down several times but once i got past the first 200 pages it was very enjoyable. Had a great ending with screaming ideas of incestry.

Aug 13, 2011

A great book, if you loved Janet Fitch's White Oleander, you will get sucked up in this book! I couldn't put it down. Highly recommended read!


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