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Prep : a novel

Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the late 1980s, for reasons even she has difficulty pinpointing, fourteen-year-old Lee Fiora leaves her middle-class, close-knit, ribald family in Indiana and enrolls at Ault, an elite co-ed boarding school in Massachusetts. Both intimidated and fascinated by her classmates, Lee becomes a shrewd observer of, and ultimately a participant in, their rituals and mores, although, as a scholarship student, she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Bildungsromans
Psychological fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Coming of age fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis Sittenfeld
ISBN: 1400062314 9781400062317 9780552776844 055277684X 9780812972351 081297235X
OCLC Number: 55099405
Description: 406 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Thieves --
All school rules are in effect --
Assassin --
Cipher --
Parents' weekend --
Townie --
Spring-cleaning --
Kissing and kissing.
Responsibility: Curtis Sittenfeld.
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Lee Fiora is a shy fourteen-year-old when she leaves small-town Indiana for a scholarship at Ault, an exclusive boarding school in Massachusetts. Her head is filled with images from the school  Read more...

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Sweet Valley High as written by George Eliot. Sittenfeld is a pin-sharp observer, and in Prep she needles away at class, race and character...Prep will appeal to any age...A highly accomplished Read more...

 
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