Go West Young F*cked-Up Chick: A Novel of Separation
Dreaming of fame as a filmmaker, hungry for love and sex, Rebecca Roth heads out to Edge City, L.A., where her dreams mutate into nightmares. Hilarious, heart-blisteringly disastrous love affairs and degrading film jobs, encounters with stars and transients, a midget stunt-woman, and a sacrificial cow. With relentlessly cinematic, jarring, and alluring prose straight out of the Hollywood wasteland, Rachel Resnick captures the bleak scene of "glamorous" L.A. with dizzying grace.
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GO WEST YOUNG F*CKED-UP CHICKUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Hollywood first novel, bravely bizarre and splintered as a mosaic, like pieces of Bruce Wagner and Nathanael West glued into a window sunlit with despair. Well, what does a 20-year-old heroine, who ... Read full review
Immediate, gritty, poetic collage. Thumbs up!