The Cheerleader

The Cheerleader

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Here is what it was like to grow up in the 1950s in the years of ponytails, pajama parties, proms, and qparking, q when to be popular was important and when, if you were a girl, being important meant being a cheerleader. THE CHEERLEADER is a best-selling novel about the loss of innocence, the growth of passion, and the awakening of ambition.qA classic.q--PUBLISHERS WEEKLYqOne of the truest portraits of an American girl ever written.q--DETROIT FREE PRESSqIt's heartbreaking at times, hilarious at others, and she's got it all down beautifully.q--PHILADELPHIA INQUIRERqIf future historians and sociologists are ever impelled to find out what it was like to be a high school student in America at mid 20th century, they will need go no farther than THE CHEERLEADER for documentation and enlightenment...Utterly honest, accurate, and sympathetic.q--KANSAS CITY STARqA devastatingly accurate portrait of the '50s.q--LIBRARY JOURNALThe next night, suddenly sick of these maneuvers, he had phoned Joanne, whose Chris was at the Coast Guard boot camp in New Jersey, and they went to the movies in Leicester, chummily eating popcorn and making wisecracks about theanbsp;...

Title:The Cheerleader
Author:Ruth Doan MacDougall
Publisher: - 1973


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