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Gidget (Reissue) (Paperback) (Frederick Kohner)

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My English comp teacher Mr. Glicksberg says if you want to be a writer you have to—quote—sit on a window sill and get all pensive and stuff and jot down descriptions. Unquote Glicksberg! I don't know what kind of things he writes but I found my inspiration in Malibu with a radio, my best girlfriends, and absolutely zillions of boys for miles. I absolutely had to write everything down because I heard that when you get older you forget things, and I'd be the most miserable woman in the world if I forgot all about Moondoggie and what happened this summer. I absolutely owe the world my story. (And every word is true. I swear.)

This is Franzie, part Holden Caulfield, part Lolita. The guys call her Gidget—short for girl midget—and she’s a girl coming of age in the summer of 1957. Based on the experiences of his own daughter, Frederick Kohner's trend-setting novel became an international sensation and turned its irrepressible heroine into an American pop culture icon whose voice still echoes every thrill, every fear, and every hope that every teenager ever had about growing up.

The classic coming-of-age novel of 1950s American youth follows the adventures and exploits of an irrepressible heroine during the summer of 1957 and is accompanied by a foreword by the real-life Gidget, the author's daughter Kathy Kohner Zuckerman. Reprint.
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 154
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Frederick Kohner
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2001
TCIN: 11823453
UPC: 9780425179628
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-3730
$11.90
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