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All the Lost Girls: Confessions of a Southern Daughter

3.47  ·  Rating Details  ·  30 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Patricia Foster's lyrical yet often painful memoir explores
the life of a white middle-class girl who rew up in rural south Alabama
in the 1950s and 1960s, a time and place that did not tolerate deviation
from traditional gender roles. Her mother raised Foster and her sister
as "honorary boys," girls with the ambition of men but the temperament
of women.
An unhappy, intelligent
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Hardcover, 328 pages
Published September 8th 2000 by University Alabama Press (first published 2000)
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Peacegal
Jan 16, 2010 Peacegal rated it it was ok
This was one of my discussion group books. It was an "ok" read, but not especially memorable. I felt the author continued the memoir for entirely too long, well past her girlhood. "Liar's Club" did a better job of exploring this terrain.
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