The Girls From Corona Del Mar (2014) Lorrie Ann and Mia are best friends defined by their differences: Lorrie Ann is beautiful, serene, a rule follower; Mia is fierce, with a recklessness… 2014-07-09 Fiction Knopf
Book Review

The Girls From Corona Del Mar (2014)

THE GIRLS FROM CORONA DEL MAR Rufi Thorpe
THE GIRLS FROM CORONA DEL MAR Rufi Thorpe
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jul 09, 2014; Writer: Rufi Thorpe; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Knopf

Lorrie Ann and Mia are best friends defined by their differences: Lorrie Ann is beautiful, serene, a rule follower; Mia is fierce, with a recklessness that passes for bravado. Both end up pregnant before graduation, but it's sweet Lorrie Ann whose life is haunted by ''the vultures of bad luck.'' Girls' raw, lyrical tone resonates — a gratifyingly honest dispatch from the battle lines of young womanhood. A-

Originally posted Jul 09, 2014 Published in issue #1320 Jul 18, 2014 Order article reprints