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Prep : a novel / Curtis Sittenfeld.

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  • 40 of 40 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 1400062314 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 406 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2005.

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Formatted Contents Note: Thieves -- All school rules are in effect -- Assassin -- Cipher -- Parents' weekend -- Townie -- Spring-cleaning -- Kissing and kissing.
Summary, etc.: 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 constantly feels like an outsider. By the time she's a senior, Lee has found her place at Ault. But when her behavior takes a self-destructive and highly public turn, her hard-won identity within the community is shattered. Lee's experiences, complicated relationships with teachers, intense and sometimes rancorous friendships with other girls, an all-consuming preoccupation with a classmate who is less than a boyfriend and more than a crush, are both a psychologically astute portrait of one girl's coming-of-age and an embodiment of the painful and thrilling adolescence universal to us all.
Subject: Teenage girls > Fiction.
Preparatory schools > Fiction.
Indiana > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Bildungsromans.

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