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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 fiction
Bildungsromans
Coming of age fiction
Young adult works
Fiction
Psychological 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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"The OC meets Donna Tartt's The Secret History with flashes of Clueless... Sittenfeld's strength is in making the experience feel universal...Everyone will wince with recognition at the horror of Read more...

 
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