Sunday, 28 May 2017

Young - Miriam Colwell

THE LOW-DOWN ON TWO WILD TEENAGE GIRLS IN SEARCH OF EXPERIENCE


ACE BOOKS (UK) H268
FIRST PRINTING 1959
LONDON, UK
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN HARDBACK BY WEIDENFELD AND NICHOLSON 1955
COVER ART BY JOHN VERNON

The American jungle of wolf-whistles and stalking Cadillacs through which the narrator, a wise-cracking girl in her teens, moves like a willing prey.
-MANCHESTER GUARDIAN

A graphic and uncensored account of how two adolescent American girls saunter through a summer's day, winding up with the spectacle of sudden death at a roadside beer-parlour.
-DAILY MAIL

A day in the life of two American girls in their late teens...One of them by British standards a juvenile delinquent; smart, wisecracking, knowing beyond her years, she unfolds a picture of a society with only the haziest ideas of manners and morals.
-THE TIMES

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