Confessions of A Wild Child

Confessions of A Wild Child

Lucky, the Early Years

Book - 2014
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"Lucky Santangelo. A fifteen-year-old wild child ready to discover life, love and independence. Daughter of the notorious Gino, Lucky discovers her mother's murdered body floating in the family swimming pool at the tender age of four. Since then Gino has kept her protected from life closeted in their Bel Air mansion. But in Confessions of a Wild Child Lucky finally breaks free, and running away from boarding school the adventures begin. Boys, sex, drugs and rock n' roll - Lucky explores it all in preparation for the strong, kick-ass woman she eventually becomes. Delve into the world that Lucky rules!"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, St. Martin's Press,, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250050939
1250050936
9781466851924
Call Number: F COLLINS
Characteristics: 294 pages ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Lucky, the early years

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triptophan Jun 04, 2014

This novel takes readers back to the beginning of Lucky Santagelo's life as she recovers from her mother's brutal murder and how she became a wild child as well as blackmail. READ THIS BOOK!!!!!

This is BACKGROUND for the usual character so it does read a bit like teenlit. Nevertheles it is a fast read and provides some interesting insight into the charachter of Lucky, whose stories are more geared to adult escape literature. Poor little rich girl, not as bad a girl as some of her friends but bad enought to make the readers laugh and cheer her on. You know it is fictions because she is still a virgin when she walks down the isle.

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karen_a_flannery
May 04, 2014

great book for a total escape

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jmdeinken
Mar 11, 2014

Have to say I was anxiously awaiting the release of this book and was extremely disappointed. It seems that Collins felt she had to write another "Lucky Santangelo" story and decided to fill in the gaps in her teenage years - 15 to 16. Honestly, I got enough info on this period in Lucky's life in the flashbacks from previous stories that this seemed like fluff. I guess I would rather Collins took the point of view of Lucky's daughter (a new topic) rather than going back and adding filler to an area the had already been touched on. The good thing--very easy read that took a day to finish the story. Only 3 of 10 for me on this one.

ScottNadia Feb 27, 2014

I thought this book was for adults, but it's more of a teenager's mind set. I usually like Jackie Collin's books but unfortunately, not this one.

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winn96
Nov 16, 2013

Extremely light read.....almost wish I'd skipped it...then she leaves the ending hanging....NOT HAPPY!

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