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Meet Viva Cohen: a teenage schoolgirl bombshell. Her bedroom walls are plastered with posters of silver-screen legends, and underneath her school uniform she wears vintage thigh-high stockings. Her best friends are a drugged-out beauty queen and an ageing rock-star, and she lives in London with her gay uncle, Manny. Viva spends her days gate-crashing gigs, skiving her exams and trying to live life as glamorously as her number one icon, Elizabeth Taylor. But then she sets out on a pilgrimage: in search of real love, experience and Jack Nicholson. Wicked-tongued, star-fixated, clever and restless, Viva is like no other girl - and this is no ordinary summer more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 16mm | 196g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747564140
  • 9780747564140
  • 669,658

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About Emma Forrest

Emma Forrest began her writing career as a journalist, contributing to the Sunday Times, Independent, Guardian and Saturday Telegraph magazine. Her recent second novel, Thin Skin, was published in 2002 by Bloomsbury. She is twenty five years old and lives in Manhattan, where she is at work on her third more

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457 ratings
3.48 out of 5 stars
5 20% (92)
4 29% (131)
3 34% (156)
2 14% (64)
1 3% (14)
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