Joy Ride

Starr, Alexandra
December 2002
New Republic;12/2/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 23/24, p42
Offers a look on how Eloise, the fictional six-year-old star of best-selling children's books, holds out the hope that life's possibilities can be more generous and thrilling if there is courage and imagination. Contrast between Tintin and Eloise; Description of the characters in the television program "Sex in the City"; Example of how to turn gender into an advantage.


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