Skinless takes place in New York City at the turn of the millennium. The plot combines elements of gritty TV drama (The Sopranos, Dexter, Ray Donovan) against a backdrop of small-time drug dealing and violence. Skinless tells the story of Charmay, a female survivor of sex abuse and teenage homelessness, who is caught in the grip of alcohol addiction. The reader follows her journey as she struggles to find her identity while trying to make it in the entertainment industry in New York City. She becomes entangled in a web of romance, passion, money, manipulation, and longing for intimacy. Skinless becomes a strange evocation of the turn of the 21st century in America-the times we live in and the forces we live by-a real-life portrayal of a world gone off its orbit. "Maggie Moor has a voice unlike any I've ever encountered. Both hip and illuminating. A voice that lifts the mind to a place it's never been." - Kate Lardner, author of Shut Up He Explained: The Memoir of a Blacklisted Kid
|Publisher:||Austin Macauley Publishers LLC|
|Product dimensions:||6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Maggie Moor is the author of I Am: Your Guide to Mind and Body Union for Total Awareness, and her psychoanalytic paper, Coloring Outside the Lines: Sadomasochistic Defense and the Search for Identity, was nominated for the NAAP Gradiva Award. She lives in New York City, where she is a licensed psychoanalyst and works with people recovering from trauma and addiction. Maggie is also a three-time national figure competitor and a jazz-rock singer/songwriter. She has recorded three albums with Grammy-award-winning musicians. Skinless: The Story of a Female Survivor is Maggie Moor's first fiction novel.