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Paint It Black: A Novel

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Paint It Black: A Novel

Josie Tyrell, art model and denizen of LA's rock scene, finds a chance at real love with art student Michael Faraday. A Harvard dropout and son of a renowned pianist, Michael introduces Josie to his spiritual quest and a world of sophistication she had never dreamed existed. But when she is called to identify her lover's dead body, Josie's bright dreams all turn to black.

As Josie struggles to understand Michael's death and hold onto the true world he shared with her, she finds herself both repelled by and attracted to his pianist mother, Meredith, who holds Josie responsible for her son's torment. Soon, the two women find themselves drawn into a twisted relationship that reflects equal parts distrust and blind need.

Paint It Black: A Novel
by Janet Fitch

  • Publication Date: October 3, 2007
  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Back Bay Books
  • ISBN-10: 0316067148
  • ISBN-13: 9780316067140