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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Review: Lives of Girls and WomenUser Review - Colleen O'Neill Conlan - Goodreads
Any of these chapters could stand alone as a fully realized, contained short story. At first that made this book seem un-novelistic, but as I read along, it worked pretty well. The title, also the ... Read full review
Review: Lives of Girls and WomenUser Review - Trina - Goodreads
I like all of Alice Munro but this didn't hang together as a 'novel' for me. So back to the library without being finished. :( Read full review