So they hop in the back of a beat-up truck owned by Pete, a long-haired handyman who is doing some work at the local Army base. Ogrodnik clearly feels strongly about this time in a young girl's life, and as she gains more confidence as a writer and experience as a director, chances are she will find a more effective way to cover the same ground. The selections reflect the girls' diverse experiences, attitudes, and dreams, and represent a broad spectrum of social class and geographical regions. Booklist Review If these young women represent the voice of the next generation, then there is hope! The dilemma is that writer-director Ogrodnik takes aim at two very different targets. Carroll adds an epilogue that sums up some realities for young black women:
African American teenage girls -- Attitudes.
TEENAGE TWIN SISTERS DISCOVER THEIR SEXUALITY IN TOO RAW `RIPE'
The sisters are called Rosie and Violet, and the naming of them after flowers is no accident. Because in addition to bellowing out the fairy tale mantra "fee-fi-fo-fum" as he searches for the girls, dad is also carrying a shotgun. The other is a dream-like or nightmare-like vision of what a young girl's sexual experience might be like. Make this your default list. Daisy Eagan is terrifying as Rosie, the Travis Bickle of the twins, while Monica Keena is nothing short of amazing as Violet, who develops into a dangerous cross between Becky Thatcher and Lolita.