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Prep

This New York Times best-seller is a funny and poignant coming-of-age story, a dead-on examination of adolescent angst, and a sharp criticism of America’s social structure. Fourteen-year-old Lee Fiora enrolls at the prestigious Ault School of Massachusetts and is surrounded by beautiful, wealthy students. She immediately feels like an outsider, but manages to carve out a niche for herself. Then everything falls apart when Lee’s private thoughts become public information.
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This New York Times best-seller is a funny and poignant coming-of-age story, a dead-on examination of adolescent angst, and a sharp criticism of America’s social structure.

Fourteen-year-old Lee Fiora enrolls at the prestigious Ault School of Massachusetts and is surrounded by beautiful, wealthy students. She immediately feels like an outsider, but manages to carve out a niche for herself. Then everything falls apart when Lee’s private thoughts become public information.

©2005 Curtis Sittenfeld (P)2005 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

"Sittenfeld, who won Seventeen's fiction contest at 16, proves herself a natural in this poignant, truthful book." (Publishers Weekly)

“Curtis Sittenfeld is a young writer with a crazy amount of talent. Her sharp and economical prose reminds us of Joan Didion and Tobias Wolff. Like them, she has a sly and potent wit, which cuts unexpectedly–but often–through the placid surface of her prose. Her voice is strong and clear, her moral compass steady; I’d believe anything she told me.” (Dave Eggers)

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    Brooke Conway, SC, United States 04-01-12
    Brooke Conway, SC, United States 04-01-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Surprisingly very enjoyable!"

    I bought this audiobook b/c of a sale and thought I'd give it a try. I actually really enjoyed it!! I wasn't sure how I'd like a high school setting, but it was fun to "re-live" it through a boarding school scenario. I loved hearing the inner thoughts of Lee... as crazy as they were, it's nice to know that our adolescent thoughts were somewhat normal. It was real and raw, which I appreciated. I'm sad it's over!

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    katherine friendswood, TX, United States 03-19-12
    katherine friendswood, TX, United States 03-19-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Really good, feels like I was in school with her."

    Held my attention and the narration was great. Prep gives a true to life experience from a girls point of view.....

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