BACK OF BOOK:
Tattoo girl is an evocative story of a perseverance abd duscivert ub tge face of insanity and corruption. A young girl is found alone in an Ohio mall long after closing hours, unable to speak, and covered head to foot in fish-scale tattoos. Her identity presents an enigma. She is adopted and named Emma by Lucy, a former circus fat lady. Warned that Emma may be in danger from whoever gave her the mysterious tattoos, Lucy goes in search of Emma's real identity, a quest that leads Lucy to a confrontation with the demons haunting her past.
Tattoo Girl is the story of a woman and her adopted daughter, who undertake a difficult journey into salvation's dark heart in order to rediscover their identities---identities that were crushed by evil men. By turns surreal, nightmarish, and heartwarming, Tattoo Girl is ultimately an affirmation of the powerful bond between two people overcoming adversity.
I had a hard time putting this down. I found it riveting. The quote on the back says it well. "Nightmarishly surreal and tenderly human at the same time." Francesca Lia Block
Great read and kept me hooked. Very interesting story line. If you want something different then check this one out.
It's a bit dark but a very interesting story.