The Girls From Ames

The Girls From Ames

A Story of Women and A Forty-year Friendship

Large Print - 2009
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They formed a special bond growing up in the small town of Ames, Iowa. As young women, they moved to eight different states yet managed to maintain an extraordinary friendship that would carry them through college and careers, marriage and motherhood, dating and divorce, the death of a child, and the mysterious death of the eleventh member of the group. Their remarkable story, which captures what it was like to go from girlhood in the sixties to middle age in the millennium, is a testament to the deep, enduring bonds of women. Book jacket.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9781410416698
Call Number: 305.4092 ZASLOW
Characteristics: 541 p. (large print)
Subjects: Large type books.
Female friendship -- Iowa -- Ames.
Women -- Iowa -- Ames -- Biography.
Women -- Iowa -- Social conditions.


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Jan 04, 2013

I really enjoyed this book! Being from Iowa myself, I immediately felt I could relate to many of the girls in the story.

As skylars mentioned, I, too, had to refer to the group photo often to see who was who.

If you love your girlfriends, and Iowa, too, I recommend this book. It's a quick read, with a few surprises here and there.

skylars Feb 20, 2012

Pretty hard keeping track of all those girls until about half way through. Had to keep referring to pictures to see who was who. Also, couldn't relate with girls, and it ended up being a lot about Kelly, who was my least favorite.

Feb 15, 2010

Loved this!!!!


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