1977 Short Stories: A Girls Story, Children of the Corn, Blue Tigers, the Screwfly Solution, the Man Who Loved Flowers Books LLC

ISBN: 9781155607450

Published: May 5th 2010

Paperback

52 pages


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1977 Short Stories: A Girls Story, Children of the Corn, Blue Tigers, the Screwfly Solution, the Man Who Loved Flowers  by  Books LLC

1977 Short Stories: A Girls Story, Children of the Corn, Blue Tigers, the Screwfly Solution, the Man Who Loved Flowers by Books LLC
May 5th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 52 pages | ISBN: 9781155607450 | 6.32 Mb

Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: A Girls Story, Children of the Corn, Blue Tigers, the Screwfly Solution, the Man Who Loved Flowers,MorePurchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: A Girls Story, Children of the Corn, Blue Tigers, the Screwfly Solution, the Man Who Loved Flowers, the Stone of the Witch Queen, the Cat From Hell, Jeffty Is Five, the Hitch-Hiker, Keep the Giraffe Burning, Rape Fantasies, Fragments of a Hologram Rose, True Love, Elbow Room, Think!, the Resplendent Quetzal, the Diagnosis of Dr.

Darqueangel. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: A Girls Story is a short story within Toni Cade Bambaras short story collection, The Seabirds are Still Alive. This collection was originally published in 1977 by Random House. Bambara writes about strong female girls in this particular collection because in her vision, in her politics, little girls matter.

The story centers on a young, African American girl named Rae Ann who is experiencing menstruation for the first time. In A Girls Story, Rae Ann, the main character, thinks she is bleeding to death. She does not know that it is the start of her menstrual cycle, something no one had told her about. She lives with her brother Horace and her Grandmother, MDear. In this environment, they do not speak of such things. Rae Ann is terrified of the blood that keeps coming out of her and uses towels, tissues, and other methods to try to stop it. At the beginning she is hoisting her hips up toward a wall, thinking it would go back in.

She becomes so frightened that she thinks of going to the Center, where Dada Bibi is, and asking her for help. She becomes too afraid to, thinking she would only bleed to death on the way. Rae Ann starts to think of her situation as a punishment and of her dead mother who bled to death. When Horace came home and wanted to use the bathroom, he yells at her to come out. After she refuses him, he calls on MDear who then jumps to the conclusion ...http://booksllc.net/?l=en



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