The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship - Chapters 1-5 Summary & Analysis

Jeffrey Zaslow
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Chapters 1-5 Summary and Analysis

"The Girls From Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship" by Jeffrey Zaslow tells the story of a group of women from Ames, Iowa. They had a special bond when they were young, and kept close as they grew older and spread around the world. The book is a demonstration of the unique bond of female friendship.

Chapter 1 - The Girls in the Photos

There were photos spread over the kitchen table. In them, 11 girls mashed together countless times. The pictures covered a wide span of time, ranging from pictures taken in the high school cafeteria to pictures taken when some of the women were in their twenties and thirties. The "girls" were now 44-years-old, and while they have changed, their friendship has not.

Gathered together, the girls sort through the photos. This latest reunion is taking...

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