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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Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang

After you start reading you will not even notice they are there and it foxifre not be a problem. Of course, now, 10 years older than the last time I read it, I find issues with some of the characters I loved as a teenager, but I can see a desperation and naivete I couldn’t see before.

Foxfire is a book that read itself. T If rock’n’roll is your ideal, then this is a book you want to read. To oatew what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The plot seemed to be very distinctly divided up into sections. To ask other readers questions about Foxfireplease sign up. They also successfully protest a local pet shop to end the cruel treatment of the animals for sale there, in the process acquiring a “silvery-haired raccoon-faced husky” named Toby who becomes Foxfire’s mascot. That doesn’t mean to just take rape and domestic abuse in stride, it does mean you have the right to protect yourself but not to put others down as much as you have been.


It took place a lower class setting next to an upper class society.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The gang eventually begins stealing and extorting money from older men. Although this is where my only problem with the book arose, the lack of adequate portrayal of men in the book.

Foxfire never says die. Some of the imagery was vivid, such as the scenes with the dwarf-woman.

Legs enamora, y enamora de verdad. Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. It’s like, no matter how imaginative the writer may be, they still need to enter their stories through someone who is like themselves.

Foxfire is the book that impacted me the most in Middle school. Take that as you must, but I’m happy to see that, unlike The Catcher in the Ryeit holds up reading it jlyce adult eyes. Throughout the book, she spouts socialist phrases and ideologies, although she has no understanding of what any of it actually means, and experiments with commonly accepted paradigms of gender and power. Open Preview See a Problem? Feb 26, Laura rated it it was ok.

The idea sounded good: The plot was semi realistic for the time period, but was very interesting and well developed by the author. The fact foxvire this story focuses on a girl gang in a time and place where such things were unheard of, let alone even daydreamed about, is undoubtably the main core of its appeal and awesomeness.


The setting went along with the plot well being a gang in a lower class society and developed the fact that there are multiple gangs around. Overall, I liked this book and found the characters believable and the story engaging.

Cover of first edition, first printing Dutton, Legs is stoic from the very beginning drawing others jogce her with admiration and jealousy, flattery. At first, I found the choppy stream-of-consciousness style hard to deal with. She was a girl unchecked by adult reason or reassurance. La novela son las memorias de la banda Foxfire una banda fuera de la ley compuesta por chicas menores de edad que crearon para combatir los problemas sociales a los que eran enfrentadas.

Legs is an athletic, charismatic girl with feminist ideals about female pride and solidarity. The characters oatees well developed and jam packed full of personality and description they were almost relatable to people you may know in real life.

Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang – Wikipedia

Foxfire is an all out book of girl empowerment and feminism. One day, Foxfire members are involved in a schoolyard fight with boys from another gang.

Published first published August 13th Son ellas contra el mundo, son el mundo o ellas, las hermanas de Foxfire, las del fuego que nunca se apaga.