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The Only Girl in the Car

  • Paperback $16.00

    Mar 02, 2004 | 240 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Sep 29, 2010 | 240 Pages

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Praise

"This is the most honest, unflinching account of the sexuality of an adolescent girl I’ve ever read.  Kathy Dobie treads fearlessly in that undiscovered country."
–Haven Kimmel author of A Girl Named Zippy

“Kathy Dobie writes a prose so fine that she leaves the reader breathless with pleasure.”
–Richard Rodriguez

The Only Girl in the Car is a memoir at its best–haunting honesty combined with literary grace. An impossible task, but this book accomplishes it, in a form so elegant as to seem effortless…. What a storyteller, and what a soul to tell it!”
–Jennifer Lauck, author of Blackbird

"The Only Girl in the Car is at once as comfortable as a dear friend and as terrifying as a dear friend’s darkest secret. Open and honest and dignified, this is the memoir, often funny, always intelligent, of an era, of a family, but, most of all, of a remarkable and resilient girl’s intimacy with her own mistakes."
Cathleen Schine, author of Alice in Bed, The Love Letter, and The Evolution of Jane




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