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Young God: a novel

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
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Stripped down and stylized--the sharpest, boldest, brashest debut of the year

Meet Nikki, the most determined young woman in the North Carolina hills. Determined not to let deadbeats and dropouts set her future. Determined to use whatever tools she can get her hands on to shape the world to her will. Determined to preserve her family's domination of the local drug trade. Nikki is thirteen years old. Opening with a deadly plunge from a high cliff into a tiny swimming hole, Young God refuses to slow down for a moment as it charts Nikki's battles against isolation and victimhood. Nikki may be young, but she's a fast learner, and soon--perhaps too soon, if in fact it's not too late--she knows exactly how to wield her powers over the people around her. The only thing slowing her down is the inheritance she's been promised but can't seem to find, buried somewhere deep in those hills and always just out of reach. With prose stripped down to its bare essence, brash and electrifying, brutal yet starkly beautiful, Katherine Faw Morris's Young God is a debut that demands your attention and won't be forgotten--just like Nikki, who will cut you if you let that attention waver.

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Grouping Title young god
Grouping Author morris katherine faw
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Last Grouping Update 2019-01-15 22:47:54PM
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subject_facet Drug traffic -- Appalachian Mountains -- Fiction, Outlaws -- Appalachian Mountains -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- Appalachian Mountains -- Fiction
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