And They Called Me Slim

She is Susan Patterson. The girl they called Slim, a nineteen year old desperate to outlive her past, while desperately trying to find her future. Fast! Garth Santana and his shady dealings, along with a motley crew of crooks, villains, friends, and ne’er do wells, all participate in Slim’s awakening as a woman. Homeboy, Curly Joe and Pretty Boy Goldman are just a few of the oddball characters that help teach Slim about life’s many lessons. Murder, theft, rape, extortion, gambling, sports—and just plain fun—make up an exciting, eye-opening year for our gal Slim. And They Called Me Slim is a coming of age novel about a young girl in the turbulent year of 1969.