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by Nancy Friday
Paperback : 148 pages
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LULU is a fascinating heroine based on the equally fascinating life of her creator. Come take the journey with LULU as she grows from a precocious child in Charleston, S.C. into a co-ed at a college in the North. A journey that comes with all of the heartbreak of first love, motherly rivalry , brotherly caring and parental betrayal. With a literary voice in the grand tradition of the great southern writers, one of America's best-selling non-fiction authors Nancy Friday, has in LULU, created a fascinating first work of fiction.
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The house was pink, the shutters blue and the lovely thing looked to grow right out of the sidewalk along with all the other houses, each a different pastel than the one before, marching like a rainbow into the near distance. “Follow,” it said, and follow she did, pointing her Mary Janes towards the rainbow’s end, which is how Lulu began her new life in the fairy tale place to which they had driven for three days from the dark, sad city up north. ... view entire excerpt...
Discussion QuestionsFrom the publisher:
1) It is important to me as the author that you as the reader understand Lulu's motivation throughout the novel. I often have wondered how many people who read Lulu recognize, possibly within themselves, Lulu's buried feelings of loss, humiliation and betrayal? How many of you within your Reading Group have felt these emotions, and if you haven't, were you still able to relate to Lulu?
2) Did members in your Reading Group like the relationship between Lulu and March? What about between Lulu and her brother Harry?
3) Regarding Lulu's mother Penelope - did you find anything in her emotional make-up that is redeeming? What about Grandy? Is she too contemptuous of her daughter Penelope, or does Penelope deserve her mother's complete disdain?
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