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Girl walking backwards

by Bett Williams

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage girls -- Fiction.,
    • High school students -- Fiction.,
    • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
    • New Age movement -- Fiction.,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Bett Williams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.I44747 G57 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p. ;
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL361444M
      ISBN 100312194560
      LC Control Number98021574
      OCLC/WorldCa39007170

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An honest, tender, and nasty rendering of self-mutilation and New Age fascism, this book establishes Williams as one of the most original novelists around.” ―Barry Graham, author of The Book of Man and Before/5(32). Girl Walking Backwards is brilliant Southern gothic merged with punk rock and moved West.

An honest, tender, and nasty rendering of self-mutilation and New Age fascism, this book establishes Williams as one of the most original novelists around.” —Barry Graham, author of The Book of Man and Before/5(14).

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"Authentic in both pain and humor, Girl Walking Backwards is the tale of a girl lost, whose plight is as touchable as it is believable." --Steven Levenkron, author of The Best Little Girl in the World, The Luckiest Girl in the World and Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self Mutilation/5(12).

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In Girl Walking Backwards, Skye wants what all teenagers want--to survive high school. She lives in Southern California, though, which is making that difficult. Her mother has fallen victim to the pseudo-New Age culture and insists on dragging her to consciousness-raising workshops and hypnotists.

Girl Walking Backwards is brilliant Southern gothic merged with punk rock and moved West. An honest, tender, and nasty rendering of self-mutilation and New Age fascism, this book establishes Williams as one of the most original novelists around.” —Barry Graham, author of The Book of Man and Before.

Girl Walking Backwards Summary In Girl Walking Backwards, a teenager named Skye must deal with a variety of problems, from a New Age addict mother, to a schizophrenic friend, to her own sexuality.

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Although the protagonist of Girl Walking Backwards is a young, more-or-less "out" lesbian, this not a lesbian novel so much as a classic, post-Catcher in the Rye roman à clef, closely observed and skillfully written. Skye has even fewer illusions than Holden Caulfield, but she manages to be cynical without being world-weary.

She signs up for volleyball at her new high school only because the /5(12). --Steven Levenkron, author of The Best Little Girl in the World, The Luckiest Girl in the World and Cutting: Understanding and Overcoming Self Mutilation, Authentic in both pain and humor, Girl Walking Backwards is the tale of a girl lost, whose plight is as touchable as it is believable., Girl Walking Backwards is about style and vulnerability Ratings: 1.

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Story about a girl exploring herself. She has a boy friend who isn't really her boy friend, she's exploring lesbian love, she's exploring friendship because she's never really had friends, while her mom is a luny who takes her to cult trainings. In the end, she's back where she started but at least she now knows what life is about.5/5(1).

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Girl Walking Backwards is brilliant Southern gothic merged with punk rock and moved West. An honest, tender, and nasty rendering of self-mutilation and New Age fascism, this book establishes Williams as one of the most original novelists around. "Barry Graham, author of The Book of Man and Before"/5(K).A tedious tribute to the agony of being 16 and subject to sexual frustration, backstabbing friends, disinterested teachers, and mother-daughter screaming matches.

The character who guides readers through this dreary landscape is notable most of all for her loneliness.

Ignored by a hip Hollywood dad and nagged at by her dippy, domineering, New Age mom, precocious Skye becomes increasingly Author: Bett Williams.In Girl Walking Backwards, Skye wants what all teenagers want--to survive high lives in Southern California, though, which is making that difficult.

Her mother has fallen victim to the pseudo-New Age culture and insists on dragging her to consciousness-raising workshops and hypnotists.3/5.