"The New Girls" is a resonant, engrossing novel about five girls during their formative prep-school years in the tumultuous sixties. Into their reality of first-class trips to Europe, resort vacations, and deb parties enter the Vietnam War, the women's movement, and the sexual revolution. As the old traditionds collide with the new society, the girls lose their innocence, develop a social conscience, and discover their sexuality - blossoming into women shaped by their turbulent times.
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 134.62 x 203.2 x 25.4mm | 294.83g
- 03 May 2005
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- New York, NY, United States
- Illustrations, black and white
"Gutcheon has an impeccable fix on time, place, and native customs -- and...pathos of a vanished youth."--Kirkus Reviews