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7 edition of The Torn Skirt (P.S.) found in the catalog.

The Torn Skirt (P.S.)

by Rebecca Godfrey

  • 273 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coming of Age,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • General,
  • Literary,
  • Psychological,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9953154M
    ISBN 100061567108
    ISBN 109780061567100
    OCLC/WorldCa191245521

    Rebecca Godfrey is the author of The Torn Skirt ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), Under the Bridge ( avg rating, rat /5(). The Torn Skirt. by Rebecca Godfrey. Chapter One. Blame it on the Pleasure Family. Blame it on the Vietnam War. Blame it on a lot of things. But don't blame it on Justine. Really, it's a bare room of white walls and Justine's books and skirts scattered all over the floor. I try to sleep, but sleep's not easy when you're on speed. I guess the.

    The Torn Skirt recounts the metamorphosis of sixteen- year-old Sara Shaw from a fairly typical high school student who hangs out with the “burnout boys” to a runaway teen accused of attempted. The Torn Skirt takes place in the 80s and it most definitely has that feel. I was interested in Sara and her story from the very beginning and that held up all the way through until the end. If you’ve ever known a lost teenager or if you were one yourself, you can relate to Sara and the impact that lack of direction and one bad decision can /5(6).

    The Torn Skirt is a raw, intimate novel: it feels as though a girl sitting next to you on the bus is showing you her diary. Godfrey effectively captures the self-centred teenager’s love of drama, and the extreme and sudden personality shifts. 7 quotes from The Torn Skirt: ‘Broken locks and bruised knees and borrowed lipgloss and rain on the streets’ Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. The Torn Skirt by Rebecca Godfrey 1, ratings, average rating, reviews Open Preview The Torn Skirt Author: Rebecca Godfrey.


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Hinton’s The Outsiders, except about girls. Mary Gaitskill. I loved and believed that narrative of a 16 year old mind—immature, abandoned and yet Pages: The Torn Skirt: A Novel (English Edition) eBook: Godfrey, Rebecca: : Tienda KindleReviews: The Torn Skirt leaves you hoping and aching for a sign that this unusually perceptive young woman will emerge unscathed, all the way to the final page.

The precision, clarity, lyricism (and wit) of Rebecca Godfrey's prose have created, in Sara, a piercing and unforgettable heroine -- and gives voice to the profound and universal experience of.

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Sara Shaw is a girl. The torn skirt. [Rebecca Godfrey] -- Desperate for guidance, for friendship, for some sign that she's not a freak of nature, Sara has a fleeting encounter with the mysterious Justine--the girl in the torn skirt.

Sara, the teenaged femme fatale of The Torn Skirt, Rebecca Godfrey's stunning first novel, says she was born with a fever."Highschool, I was a good girl. I was pretty, I smiled, I fit in fine. And then as I turned sixteen and stopped smiling, the fever returned, though my skin stayed pale and sure, showing no sign of the heat inside me."Reviews: By Addicted to Books on The Sadist, the Hitman, and the Murder of Jane Bashara the outlaw girl in the torn skirt.

The search for Justine will lead Sara on a daring odyssey into an underworld of hookers and johns, junkies and thieves, runaway girls and skater boys, and, ultimately, into. The Torn Skirt is an uncomfortable read, a book that perfectly captures the pain and humiliation of growing up.

Sara’s quick transition from easygoing child to street-smart delinquent mirrors the speed with which teenage emotions change and wharp.