Lift her up tenderly Author:Bob LeFevre This novel challenges all the old notions about teaching the fundamentals of economics. Virginia, a bright, eager girl of twelve, comes to live with her guardian. As she experiences the pangs of growing up amid the temptations offered by the possessions of others, young love, sex, politics, and intellectual challenge, she is guided by an older m... more »an of experience who reaches out to her across the generation gap.
What is surprising about this novel is that it really happened. Yes, there is a Virginia. She is now a grown woman having greaduated from a midwestern college. The tale is fictionalized, yet the situation and relationship reported actually occurred.« less