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Lives of Girls and Women

Munro, Alice (Book - 2001 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Lives of Girls and Women
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A portrayal of a young girl's youth in a Canadian town and her awakening to womanhood in the 1940s follows Del Jordan as she explores the dark and bright sides of womanhood and records the frustrations, joys, triumphs, and trials of small-town life.
Authors: Munro, Alice, 1931-
Title: Lives of girls and women
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2001
Edition: 1st Vintage international ed
Characteristics: 277 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Alice Munro
Contents: The flats road
Heirs of the living body
Princess Ida
Age of faith
Changes and ceremonies
Lives of girls and women
Baptizing
Epilogue : the photographer
Summary: A portrayal of a young girl's youth in a Canadian town and her awakening to womanhood in the 1940s follows Del Jordan as she explores the dark and bright sides of womanhood and records the frustrations, joys, triumphs, and trials of small-town life.
ISBN: 0375707492
9780375707490
Branch Call Number: FICTION MUNRO 2001
Subject Headings: Young women Fiction Canada Fiction
Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Topical Term: Young women
LCCN: 00063412
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A portrayal of a young girl's youth in a Canadian town and her awakening to womanhood in the 1940s follows Del Jordan as she explores the dark and bright sides of womanhood and records the frustrations, joys, triumphs, and trials of small-town life.


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Feb 03, 2012
  • emilysteeves rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

A story of self-discovery for a young girl coming of age in rural Ontario in the 1950's. This novel offers an perspective into a time and place that no longer exists, but I did not find the characters all that interesting, and there was a lack of closure and plot development.

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