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Title:
Popular : vintage wisdom for a modern geek : a memoir
ISBN:
9780525426813
Physical Description:
259 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents:
Introduction / by Betty Cornell -- Introduction (or how this whole thing came to be) -- September. Figure problems -- October. Hair -- November. Modeling tricks -- December. Skin problems & makeup -- January. Clothes & what to wear where -- February. Good grooming & away from home -- March. Money (how to earn extra) & on the job -- April. Popular attitude: look pretty-be pretty, are you shy? & personality -- May. It's a date & be a hostess -- Epilogue.
Reading Level:
730 L Lexile
Summary:
Documents a high school student's year-long attempt to change her social status from that of a misfit to a member of the "in" crowd by following advice in a 1950s popularity guide, an experiment that triggered embarrassment, humor and unexpected surprises.
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