Paint It Black

Paint It Black

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"Josie Tyrell, art model, teen runaway, and denizen of LA's rock scene, finds a chance at real love with art student Michael Faraday. A Harvard dropout and son of a renowned pianist, Michael introduces Josie to a world of sophistication she had never dreamed existed and to his spiritual quest for the beauty that shines through everyday experience. 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?" This is the question Josie asks as she searches for the key to understanding Michael's death. And as she struggles to hold on to the true world he shared with her, she is both repelled by and attracted to Michael's pianist mother, Meredith, who holds Josie responsible for her son's torment. Joined by their grief, the two women are soon drawn into a twisted relationship that reflects equal parts distrust and blind need."--BOOK JACKET.
Publisher: Virago,
ISBN: 9780316182744
9781860499708
Branch Call Number: AF FITC

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sbryant124
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.

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jenoertli
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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