[PDF] ↠ Please Don't Kiss Me Now Author Merrill Joan Gerber – Writerscompany.co.uk

Please Don't Kiss Me Now AS good as any of the prime Judy Blume books and yet unlike Norma Klein and a few others, not an imitation This book is also very linear in how it unapologetically deals with the late 70s early 80s setting of a Me Generation adults dealing with fall out from marrying too young Leslie the main character narrates a very harsh but honest tale of SoCal suburban High School life going awry Sex nothing explicit like Blume s Forever yet enough to be honest and unique , step siblings and even racism AS good as any of the prime Judy Blume books and yet unlike Norma Klein and a few others, not an imitation This book is also very linear in how it unapologetically deals with the late 70s early 80s setting of a Me Generation adults dealing with fall out from marrying too young Leslie the main character narrates a very harsh but honest tale of SoCal suburban High School life going awry Sex nothing explicit like Blume s Forever yet enough to be honest and unique , step siblings and even racism is dealt with so well that I hope to see this as a film someday A GREAT books for anyone over 15 or so and certainly better than the majority of Young Adult fiction today I m very excited to discover Merrill Gerber through this book and plan to readof her works A Year Old Teen Copes With The Divorce Of Her Parents, Her Mother S New Lifestyle, Two Boyfriends, And A Startling Tragedy That Changes Her Perspective On Her Life


About the Author: Merrill Joan Gerber

Prize winning novelist and short story writer who has published seven novels among them King Of The World, which won the Pushcart Press Editor s Book Award for an important and unusual book of literary distinction, and The Kingdom of Brooklyn, winner of the Ribalow Award from Hadassah Magazine for the best English language book of fiction on a Jewish theme as well as five volumes of short stories, nine young adult novels, and three books of non fiction Her short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Mademoiselle, Redbook and many other magazines, as well as in literary journals such as The Sewanee Review, Prairie Schooner, The Southwest Review, Shenandoah, The Chattahoochee Review and The Virginia Quarterly Review She has published essays in The American Scholar, Commentary, The Sewanee Review, Salmagundi and The Writer She earned her M.A in English from Brandeis University and was awarded a Wallace Stegner Fiction Fellowship to Stanford University She presently teaches fiction writing at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California.


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