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The Resource Prep : a novel, Curtis Sittenfeld

Prep : a novel, Curtis Sittenfeld

Label
Prep : a novel
Title
Prep
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Curtis Sittenfeld
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
ONW
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Sittenfeld, Curtis
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Teenage girls
  • Preparatory school students
  • Self-destructive behavior
  • Massachusetts
  • Indiana
Label
Prep : a novel, Curtis Sittenfeld
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
933792
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
406 pages
Isbn
9781400062317
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004046858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 933792
  • (OCoLC)55099405
Label
Prep : a novel, Curtis Sittenfeld
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
933792
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
406 pages
Isbn
9781400062317
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004046858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 933792
  • (OCoLC)55099405

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