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Publisher — The Feminist Press at CUNY
Date Published — November 23, 2018
ISBN — 9781936932412

Fade Into You

Nikki Darling

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Publisher — The Feminist Press at CUNY
Date Published — November 23, 2018
ISBN — 9781936932412

"A glorious illumination of the dark corners of teen trouble, Fade Into You tangles Chicano cultural inheritance, nascent punk self-discovery, and kid truth in a stoned haze."—Jessica Hopper, author ofNight Moves

In the glorious wasteland of 1990s Los Angeles, Nikki Darling alternates between cutting class and getting high, falling into drugs, crushes, and counterculture to figure out how she fits into the world. Running increasingly wild with other angst-ridden outcasts, she pushes herself to the edge only to find herself trapped in the cyclical violence of growing up female.

Written in dreamy, subterranean prose, this debut novel captures the reckless defiance and fragility of girlhood.