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Prep: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld

26 Ratings: 1.8
A Novel of a Young Adult at Boarding School

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 … see full wiki

Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Date Published: November 22, 2005
7 reviews about Prep: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld
Quick Tip by . July 02, 2010
I liked this book, even though I read it as an adult. I think it could be enjoyed by young and older adults.
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
too frilly for me
Quick Tip by . June 20, 2010
I read this book a few years ago. I couldn't really get into it. I mean it was interesting the relationships between the girls, maybe it was my age but it all seemed so mundane. I'd probably recommend this book to a preteen; it's a decent coming of age book at best.
Quick Tip by . June 17, 2010
while entertaining, i thought the writing was pretty mediocre and vastly overhyped
review by . June 15, 2010
    A fantastic coming of age that was reminiscent of something I would have read during my high school years, only much more literary, and with an entirely different perspective. Few of us have walked the halls of a prep school, but read along and you will feel like the elite.   I found myself identifying with this high school girl at times, feeling appalled by her at times, and even embarrassed for her.      Most my favorite novels have evoked a feeling …
Quick Tip by . June 12, 2010
I loved this book.
review by . March 05, 2009
Having never attending a boarding school or out of town college, I was always jealous of those who did. This book gives me a picture of some of the things I missed out on. In this case however, it is presented from the eyes of someone who experienced the life but as someone who was considered an outcast (but not really a nerd).     Lee, comes from a middle class family in Indiana. Having received a scholarship to attend the prestigious boarding school Ault, she is thrust into …
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