Sarah

Sarah

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Cherry Vanilla, twelve years old with a penchant for short leather skirts and make-up, has one ambition: to become the most famous 'lot lizard', or truck stop whore, in the business. With his blonde curls and naked ambition he is determined to be more woman than most and to match his idol, rival and mother, Sarah - also working the lot. Cherry is recruited by Glad - the most sophisticated pimp there is. Glad dresses his boys in the finest silk from China, feeds them gourmet food and teaches them to tell what a trucker wants by the look in his eye. It is only when Sarah leaves Glad's protection that he discovers just how perilous his chosen profession can be.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 12mm | 140.62g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747549281
  • 9780747549284
  • 605,959

Review quote

'A breathtaking debut' Guardian 'Exceptionally astute ... an amazing story' The Timesshow more

About J. T. LeRoy

J.T. LeRoy was born in 1980. First published at the age of sixteen, he has since published articles and stories in Spin, Nerve, NY Press, and several anthologies, under the pseudonym Terminator. He lives in San Francisco.show more

Rating details

3,111 ratings
3.44 out of 5 stars
5 19% (603)
4 30% (943)
3 31% (965)
2 14% (433)
1 5% (167)
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