A New England Girlhood Author:Nancy Hale Recommended by Library Journal — "Coming Out" in the Flapper Era — Nancy Hale is a descendant of Nathan Hale and Edward Everett Hale, and the only child of parents who were both distinguished painters. And this warm and vivid picture of her childhood and debutante years has in it the dreams and the realities of every girl's life - with a special ... more »added flavor - New England as it was, between World War I and World War II.
Here are the agonies of dancing school; braces on the teeth; boys ("Will I be popular?"); the struggles over what you have to wear, as opposed to what everyone else is wearing; and finally, Nancy's triumphant and hilarious debutante year.
"A New England Girlhood...is distinguished by the charm and delicacy with which it is written;" -London Times Literary Supplement« less