Young God

Young God

A Novel

Book - 2014
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A thirteen-year-old girl in Appalachia takes over her father's drug dealing business.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014
ISBN: 9780374534233
0374534233
Branch Call Number: Suspense F Mor

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Jul 16, 2014

This book was obviously within the author's heart & just waiting for the moment it could be brought forth. I was drawn in by the title as well as the comments & reviews listed on the back cover . . . it delivered.

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GilmoreGuide
Jun 21, 2014

Within the first eight pages of Young God, thirteen-year-old Nikki jumps off a cliff into a pool of water below after being dared, flirts with her mother’s boyfriend, and then watches her mother die as she attempts the same jump from the cliff. By the end of the second chapter, she has had sex with the boyfriend, stolen his car and his bag of drugs, and moved back into her crack head father’s trailer where he lives with a woman he pimps out at a local motel. All while avoiding the killjoys at DSS who want to put her back in foster care. The remaining chapters of this slim debut chronicle Nikki’s continued escapades as she both experiments with the products she’s now selling and tries to negotiate her rise to drug kingpin in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina.

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