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    • Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be

    • An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania
    • By: Frank Bruni
    • Narrated by: Frank Bruni
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242

    Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A relatable and relevant book for our time

    • By M_BTV on 05-18-15

    Regular price: $25.08

    • Born Round

    • By: Frank Bruni
    • Narrated by: Frank Bruni
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    Frank Bruni grew up in a big, loud Italian family in White Plains, New York, where meals were epic, outsize affairs. At those meals, he demonstrated one of his foremost qualifications for his future career: an epic, outsize love of food. But Bruni's relationship with eating was tricky, and his difficulties with managing it began early. When Bruni was named the restaurant critic for The New York Times in 2004, he knew enough to be nervous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Has it all

    • By loix on 09-15-09

    Regular price: $31.50