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Life Ain’t What It Seems

Cat in the Mirror

By Mary Stolz 

14 Aug, 2018

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Mary Stolz’s 1975 Cat in the Mirror is a standalone young-adult novel. 

Erin Gandy is a grave disappointment to her mother Belle; she is deficient in the feminine virtues appropriate for women of her class. Neither pretty nor popular, Erin might well one day end up an academic or worse yet, a feminist. At least Erin can turn to her schoolmates for solace. Or she could if they did not despise Erin even more than her mother does. 

Spoilers for a book more than forty years out of print. 

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