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How to Build a Girl

by Caitlin Moran

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After she shames herself on local TV, 14-year-old Johanna Morgan reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde — a fast-talking, hard-drinking Gothic hero and full-time Lady Sex Adventurer — until two years later, while eviscerating bands as a music critic, she realizes she's built Dolly with a fatal flaw.

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Beanie Feldstein stars as Johanna Morrigan in How To Build A Girl, adapted from Caitlin Moran's 2014 semi-autobiographical novel. IFC Films hide caption

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It's Not Just A Phase: 'How To Build A Girl' Is About A Teen Still Figuring It Out

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Novelist Caitlin Moran Wryly Shows 'How To Build A Girl'

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