Flyy Girl

Flyy Girl

The bestselling urban classic novel about a young woman coming of age in the late 1980s.
Tracy Ellison, a young knockout with tall hair and attitude, is living life as fast as she can. Motivated by the material world, she and her friends love and leave the young men who will do anything to get next to them. It's only when the world of gratuitous sex threatens heartbreak that Tracy begins to examine her life, her goals, and her sexuality.

Title:Flyy Girl
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780743218573
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    Flyy Girl Reviews

  • Christina

    I had to read this book for an African American novel class. We finished reading classics by James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, George Schuyler, William Wells Brown, Ralph Ell...

  • Lilli

    This was a great book that prompted me to read other books by the author. Unfortunately, this book was a "one hit wonder" compared to the author's later releases....

  • Roy

    This book certainly has its fair share of fans. It didn't connect with me personally but many strongly disagree, so victory for Mr. Tyree. He must have done something right to get Flyy Girl on some of...

  • Taylor

    A BOOK EVERY TEEN SHOULD READ, ESPECIALLY AFRICAN AMERICAN TEENSI truly enjoy reading this book because it contain many important messages people seem to miss by only paying attention to certain parts...

  • Nardsbaby Reader

    A Young Girl in FlightThis is a coming of age story during the 80's baby! I liked that part, and how he described the gear we use to sport! Just hearing the title and thinking about the song makes me...

  • Sergine

    I was in my early teens, I believe when a schoolmate recommended this novel to me. Even at that time, I was disturbingly unhappy with the style, composition and overall literary flow of this novel. Th...

  • Bonita

    one can keep tired of reading about perfect shaped girls, money falls in their laps, long hair, pretty eyes, all the men/boys want them. it's not realistic. yes this is just entertainment, but it was ...

  • Robins

    This book was good. I gave it 4 stars because it was another typical book about a hard headed black girl going through family troubles, having sex, picking the wrong dude and ending up with nothing. E...

  • Winter Sophia Rose

    Enlightening, Realistic, Page-Turner!!! Excellent Read! I Loved It!...

  • Rena

    3.5 stars. I've thought about re-reading Flyy Girl over the years, just to see if it still holds up. It does in some respects, because it tells the truth about what many young black women experien...