Confessions of A Wild Child

Confessions of A Wild Child

Lucky, the Early Years

Large Print - 2014
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"Who is Lucky Saint? She's a fifteen year-old wild child who discovered her mother's murdered body in the family swimming pool when she was only five years old. Daughter of the notorious and controlling Gino Santangelo, who's kept her cloistered in their Bel Air mansion. Now she's ready to discover the world. Lucky navigates her ten years--through first romances, family dramas, and adventures as Gino, a powerful Vegas hotel owner with a dubious past, struggles to control his willful daughter. Lucky strikes out on her own path--a path that will lead her to become the powerful and charismatic woman she was destined to be"--Back cover.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press,, 2014.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9781410466167
1410466167
Characteristics: 339 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

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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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