“. . . the book is amazing, wonderful, fabulous—oh hell, there aren’t words! I couldn’t and didn’t put it down until the last ten pages . . . . Your characterization in “Salty” is forever with me.” M. K., Cincinnati, OH SALTY MISS TENDERLOIN is a fiercely tender novel by award winning writer Jacki Lyon. Never shying away from the dark side of humanity, Lyon introduces Starlight Nox, a scrappy girl...
Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (March 4, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 1 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 3629643
Format: PDF ePub fb2 djvu book
- Jacki Lyon pdf
- Jacki Lyon ebooks
- 9781480152946 pdf
- Literature and Fiction epub ebooks
- 978-1480152946 epub
I met the author at WGRR book club - not when she talked about the book but when she came back to see what everyone thought of it. Everyone was so enthusiastic I had to read it. And I wasn't disappointed! I really didn't want the story to end. Ye...
e gritty streets of San Francisco’s Tenderloin District when Jimi Hendrix and the Vietnam War are center stage. Starlight learns at an early age to rummage food from dumpsters and collect clothes from the corner charity for survival. When the girl’s father dies with a needle in his arm and her mother disappears searching for her next fix, the forsaken twelve-year-old is adopted by wealthy grandparents. Uprooted from San Francisco to Cincinnati, Star spends the next two decades learning that danger doesn’t lurk just in pimps and pill pushers on Turk Street. She discovers that evil finds a welcome host in tailored suits and Chanel dresses and even glossy church pews. Star calls on her early, bitter lessons from the streets to navigate the more sinister roads she travels as a young woman. SALTY MISS TENDERLOIN is a poignant coming-of-age story that proves the transition from child to adult is a process that repeats itself many times in life. Coming-of-age is about survival. For the lucky, the change begins with a raging gnaw of desire; for the unlucky, the change begins with a crying gnaw of hunger. For Starlight Nox, the treacherous journey begins much too early in life and continues to test her ability to grow and persevere, time and time again.