Peyton Amberg

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Bloomsbury, 2004 - Fiction - 352 pages
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'What was the use of living in a porn film now, at her age?' pondered Peyton Amberg, alone in a Hong Kong hotel room. At twenty, when she could have pulled a film star, she'd had no sex drive at all. Then she - and her mother - had wanted love and commitment so she married the 'Jewish dentist' who thought she was a goddess but left her cold.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Still best known for Slaves of New York (1986), Janowitz, in her ninth fiction, details the sexual odyssey of a self-described slut.Peyton was raised in Boston on the wrong side of the tracks, where ... Read full review

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The main character is a woman whose life is a constant search for love and kicks and a sense of purpose, none of which are likely to come easy. An anti-heroine in every sense of the world, Peyton’s ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Tama Janowitz is the author of a book of essays, five novels and a book for children. Her writing has appeared in

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