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.

Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2001
Edition: 1st Vintage international ed
ISBN: 0375707492
9780375707490
Branch Call Number: FICTION MUNRO 2001
Characteristics: 277 p. ;,21 cm

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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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Oct 28, 2013

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Oct 28, 2013

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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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