|Plot Summary of Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang|
|"In a small town in upstate New York, during the 1950's a group of teenage girls realize that the odds in life are stacked against them. They come from low income families, and are treated poorly by the men, who seem to run the world.
However, one girl, "Legs" Sandovsky decides to fight back. Seeing the special treatement that male gangs recieve from society and the law, Legs decides to form an all female gang, called Foxfire. In this gangs, grils find protection, companionship, and love, something they are denied in their own homes.
Though Legs leads the gang, she is not a writer, so she appoints gang member Mattie Wurtz to chronicle the adventures of Foxfire. This chronicle depicts the adventures of Foxfire as they attempt to change their lot in life. These attempts lead them to conflict with the law, their families and occasionally eac hother."
fran laniado, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang|
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- Adult or Young Adult Book
Age group of kid(s) in story:
- high school
- committing crimes
- a teen
- emotionally unstable
- White (American)
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- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
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- 4 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
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- vague references
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- a lot of flashback and forwards
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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