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Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume Two dozen writers riff on how Blume's frank coming-of-age tales affected them. Source of Angst What isn't? From...Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy BlumeEssays, Nonfiction Two dozen writers riff on how Blume's frank coming-of-age tales affected them. Source of Angst What isn't? From...2007-06-01

Two dozen writers riff on how Blume’s frank coming-of-age tales affected them.

Source of Angst
What isn’t? From menstruation to illicit exploits in the suburbs, no taboo is left unexamined.

Bottom Line
While a couple essays read like rambling therapy sessions, wry pieces like Stacey Ballis’ “Forever…Again” and Lara M. Zeises’ “The M Word” make this more than a nostalgia trip. B

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