Lives of Girls and Women
Lives of Girls and Women is the intensely readable, touching, and very funny story of Del Jordan, a young woman who journeys from the carelessness of childhood through an uneasy adolescence in search of love and sexual experience.
As Del dreams of becoming famous, suffers embarrassment about her mother, endures the humiliation of her body's insistent desires, and tries desperately to fall in love, she grapples with the crises that mark the passage to womanhood.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sweetiegherkin - LibraryThing
Lives of Girls and Women is the only novel by a primarily short story author, and that is somewhat evident in the style of the book. While the book is all told in the perspective of the same narrator ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jmoncton - LibraryThing
This book is billed as a novel, but really it feels like a set of short stories all featuring the same main character Del Jordan. Each chapter chronicles an episode in Del's life growing up in a very ... Read full review