Excerpt from Girl Intrepid

Chapter 4: Sexed September 1953 “Girls don’t think about sex as much as boys.” If that were true, then I was an anomaly even before reaching puberty. Starting at age ten, I had one crush after another on various boys. For a whole year of weekends, when I was about twelve, Tracy Coudert and I […]

Introduction to Girl Intrepid

by Emily Arnold McCully One spring weekend four years ago, Lale and the friends she calls the Andrews Sisters gathered on the Brown campus for the 55th reunion of the Class of 1961, of which she is an honorary member. When the formal festivities were over, four of us set out for the Diggs/McCully home […]