[Pdf] Gidget Author Frederick Kohner – Selindameditasyon.com

Gidget My English comp teacher Mr Glicksberg says if you want to be a writer you have to, quote, sit on a window sill and get all pensive and stuff and jot down descriptions Unquote Glicksberg I don t know what kind of things he writes but I found my inspiration in Malibu with a radio, my best girlfriends, and absolutely zillions of boys for miles I absolutely had to write ev

10 thoughts on “Gidget

  1. Leo Leo says:

    Having seen and enjoyed the 1959 Sandra Dee film a year or two before reading the book I came to it expecting a fun, quick read with possibly some unintentional humor due to dated references slang While it is certainly fun and a term or two may have illicited a smile I was surprised by how modern this read was The s

  2. Jessica Jessica says:

    So, this was fascinating I grew up watching reruns of the Gidget TV show, starring Sally Field as the bubbly surfer girl I also loved the movies, and the Frankie and Annette movies about surfing and beach parties What I didn t realize was that it was a book that started it all this book, obviously and that the book was b

  3. Rachel Rachel says:

    This was a strange and off putting book Gidget of 1960s TV and movies was based on a real person, Kathy Kohner, the daughter of screenwriter and novelist Frederick Kohner The summer she was 15, she spent all her time on the beach at Malibu Colony, hanging out with the surf bums and learning to surf herself, and her dad wrote

  4. Becky Becky says:

    I must admit I was disappointed by Frederick Kohner s Gidget Here are some things you should know 1 It was originally published in 1957 2 It is to some degree based on a true teen girl named Kathy, nicknamed Gidget 3 Fredrick Kohner, the author, based the book on his own daughter and on his own daughter s coming of age story 4 It

  5. Amy Rae Amy Rae says:

    My edition of Gidget included introductory material that lauded the book as The Catcher in the Rye for girls, and I couldn t stop thinking about that while I read it I agree wholeheartedly, for what it s worth Gidget is a surprisingly foul mouthed bildungsroman about a girl who loves surfing and wantsthan anything to prove herself Sure

  6. Bev Bev says:

    There is no way on earth that I would have voluntarily chosen to read this book, but it was the selection for my book club this month It is the book on which the Gidget movies and TV series were based and is the story of real life Kathy Kohner now Zuckerman , who lived in Malibu and at age 15 fell in with the surfers at Malibu beach The boo

  7. Suziey Suziey says:

    My love for this book knows no bounds It never fails to put a smile on my face Gidget, Franzie, is a 15 year old girl, eager to grow up and enthralled by surfing in Malibu, CA She sets out to learn the sport, befriending an all boy surfing crew headed by the great beach bum himself, Kahoona.The story is told from Gidget s point of view, as she s

  8. Josie Josie says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Two stars for the setting in Malibu and being a book about a girl learning to surf I understand it was popular in its time but the Gidget book didn t age well The book creeped me out and to explain it I have copied an example passage below from the books conclusion when C

  9. Regina Regina says:

    Pretty awesome book for a beach read I finished it in a few nights You can almost picture Sally Field narrating the entire book It was great to hear a bit of the 1950s Malibu nostalgia as well A great read about a girl coming to age, her strong emotions of love, and the beauty of California surfing.

  10. Katy Katy says:

    Was interesting to learn Gidget was based off a real girl and it was at times a fun coming of age storywas a little weirded out that s it s written by her dad

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