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"Life isn't all peaches and cream, you know. Sometimes it's just the pits," a wise woman is believed to have said. This woman is Gigi. She is the paternal grandmother of Debra, who tells her story in "Peaches and Cream." This
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is not the usual, childhood memories story, however. It is not a story of "rags to riches," nor one of a talented and driven young person who succeeds beyond her wildest dreams. It is the story of an average girl, one you may have known in your past and certainly a girl you would like to know. It is does not relay events of astounding and unusual magnitude nor present a lifestyle one might aspire to but never hope to attain. It is simply a humorous and
sometimes touching story of an interesting but very real-to-life family. It is a story about people you would like to know and call your friends.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   American West Family, loving relations    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   mother Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Woman's story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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