The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship - Chapters 11-5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 11-5 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 11 - The Bonds of Pop Culture

The girls are going to a restaurant in downtown Raleigh. It's the reunion's only night out. The girls are asking Cathy about the latest trends in California. They laugh at some of the latest fads the celebrities come up with.

The girls have always been there to keep each other current with pop-culture. They kept current on singers and celebrity crushes throughout their younger years. While the town didn't have many movie stars or TV stars coming through it, the girls were very familiar with musicians who came through on concert tours.

When they were younger, most of the girls felt that Rod Stewart was just about the sexiest thing going. As they got older, they still thought so. At the reunion, Cathy commented that "now he's ugly sexy." The girls loved...

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