Female bonding

April 20, 2009 § Leave a comment

What’s so special about the 11 women who grew up together in Ames, Iowa, who are the subject of Jeffrey Zaslow’s “The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship”? Well, nothing really — and yet, in another sense, everything. With this book, Zaslow, who writes the Wall Street Journal’s “Moving On” column, has set out to explore long-term female friendships — what makes them tick, how they evolve, what they mean to women — selecting this tightly bound group who grew up amid midwestern cornfields in the ’60s and ’70s and came of age in the ’80s, specifically because they are so typical …

In Brief: The Girls from Ames (The Barnes & Noble Review)

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