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The Whore of Babylon, a Memoir

Katrina Prado

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ISBN 10: 1441596275 / ISBN 13: 9781441596277
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Title: The Whore of Babylon, a Memoir

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Binding: Paperback

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Book Type: Paperback

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Prado s latest novel centers on a mother who embarks on a mission to rescue her daughter from the mean streets of San Francisco Margot Skinner can t bear to see her 15 year old daughter Robyn dolled up in fishnets and spiked heels while her room devolves into a sty and her truancy and rebelliousness accelerate Aided by two private investigators and a streetwise nun Margot scours the notorious Tenderloin district in search of her runaway daughter who may have fallen into the clutches of a local pimp named Blu Boy Prado writes in a visceral present tense elevating her drama with crisp sensory details as she skillfully employs the solid pacing and atmosphere of a crime novel Prado commands a robust vocabulary and tells a searing tale laced with disturbingly candid insight This taut mix of memoir novel and crime drama succeeds through vivid writing and soulful revelations

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Katrina Prado is the author of several novels, including a mystery series as well as many literary short stories. She has had material published in Woman's World, Potpourri, The Chrysalis Reader, The Santa Clara Review, Lite, and Woman. Ms. Prado's comments have also appeared in Yoga Journal. She has been a freelance writer for Woman's World magazine and her work has aired on Public Radio's Valley Writers Read. She was a two-time panelist at the Sacramento Reads! book festival. Her short story Twig Doll won first place in the 2000 Lite Circle Literary Contest. Her novel BOXES OF YEARS (March 27, 2002, Rising Tide Press) is available at all bookstores, as well as from Amazon.com. She lives with her husband in northern California.

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