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Girl (novel)

Author Blake Nelson
Country United States
Language English
Genre Young adult
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date 1994
Media type Paperback
ISBN 1-4169-4803-1

Girl is a 1994 novel written by Blake Nelson. The book chronicles teen girl Andrea Marr's exploration of the Northwest music scene at the height of the "grunge" revolution.

It was made into a film of the same name starring Dominique Swain, Portia de Rossi, and Selma Blair in 1998.

Portions of the novel first appeared in Sassy Magazine.

Plot summary

Andrea Marr begins high school as an ordinary suburban teen. When her friend Cybil meets a mysterious and charismatic musician downtown, both girls begin a journey through the Pacific Northwest indie-rock music scene of the 1990s.


This book was originally published by Touchstone/Simon & Schuster in September 1994. It was re-issued by Simon Pulse as a young adult title in 2007.

A sequel to Girl, Dream School, was published by Figment.

External links

  • Official website of Blake Nelson

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