Riding in Cars with Boys Book Summary and Study Guide

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Beverly Donofrio is in high school when she becomes pregnant with her dead beat boyfriend's baby. Her parents are furious and says that she can't live with them if she keeps the baby. She does, and moves with her boyfriend, Raymond to the local housing projects. She is very disappointed when she has the baby and it is not the girl that she had hoped for and expected, but instead a boy. When she finally brings him home she has to deal with being the only one who will take care of Jason, as his father is always out somewhere. Eventually Ray and Bev marry, but soon she finds out about his drug problem, and he eventually leaves. Bev dreams of being a writer, and is intent on acheiving that goal, even if she is a very young single mother.
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Plot & Themes

Romance    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   accidently pregnant (oops!) Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Ethnicity    -   White


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   encouraged    -   like laughing How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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