New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates’s strongest and most unsparing novel yet—an always engrossing, often shocking evocation. By the end of Foxfire we know it too, emerging from another punishing round in the ring with Joyce Carol Oates. In this sombre story of blood. It was between the ages of thirteen and seventeen that I belonged to FOXFIRE and FOXFIRE made sacred those years.” Madeleine Faith Wirtz narrates Oates’s .

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Published first joycd August 13th She showed that it was a problem back then and the true message came out when the group of girls tried to stand up for that not to happen ever again. Hammond, New York I absolutely fell in love with this book, it didn’t take long actually, by the end of the back cover in the bookstore I had already given it my heart.

Not quite 4 stars, more 3. Jul 18, Nicole rated it it was ok.

Works by Joyce Carol Oates. El tema principal del libro es la diferencia. But after the first third, or so, I began to get a feel for the odd prose style. Despite the slightly strange set-up, however, the actual plot of the book is very engaging, with its near constant action interrupted with discoveries about friendship, justice, and revenge. Aug 01, Pages Buy. foxfird


The book takes the form of a cqrol by Madeleine “Maddy” or “Monkey” Wirtz. With such a young cast of characters Oates is at full liberty to show the smooth transition between social marginalization in childhood and an adult life that was far from ideal, a life of thievery. But then the gang’s very success leads to disaster – as Foxfire makes a last tragic stand against a society varol on swallowing it up.

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It was truly a very awesome read, and something that I will no doubt pick up again in the future. The links joycf poverty, social marginalization, institutionalization, and crime are clear to those who have experienced them. Never back down, be who you really are “Foxfire never forgets” and neither will the next person you inspire.

This “gang of girls” was not intimidating whatsoever imo. Legs enamora, y enamora de verdad.

Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang

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Most importantly, Joyce is able, with her capital letters and italics, to make you feel the urgency teen drama. This book is one of many that cements Oates into ojyce the hall of fame of awesome American writers. At times, oares writing style is so supportive to the setting that it feels like you’re swimming with the adrenaline rushing through the characters veins.


Sep 04, Marinechinaski rated it really liked it. You are my Heart, Joye. All the male characters were underdeveloped, but I thought it tied to the perspective of the narrator. I have a Tattoo, based from this Book and the Movie that followed, Jun 17, Christina rated it really liked it. Buttinger is openly laughed at in school and quickly retires from teaching altogether.

Males dismissed, took advantage of, and were condescending to the girls.

Here, then, are the Foxfire chronicles – the secret history of a sisterhood of blood, a haven from a world of lechers and oppressors, marked by a liberating fury that burns too hot to last. Foxfire is set in the s, in a fictional city in New York. One example is a memorable scene in which Legs climbs up a tall water tower to escape a seething crowd of male oppressors on Memorial Day Weekend.

I thought that the way the plot is set up is a little strange. Many wanted to ban this