Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

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Adrian Nicole LeBlanc is an American journalist whose works focus on the marginalized members of society: adolescents living in poverty, prostitutes, and women in prison. She grew up in a working-class family in Leominster, Massachusetts. She studied at Smith College, Oxford, and Yale University. She worked for Seventeen Magazine as an editor after earning her Master's degree in Modern Literature at Oxford. She is best known for her 2003 non-fiction book Random Family. She was a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship -- popularly known as the "Genius Grant" -- in 2006.

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Random Family: Love, Drugs,...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 7,004 ratings — published 2003 — 12 editions
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“Coco, however, courted consequence; she was still a girl, and she still assumed a connection between what she was doing and what she wanted and what might result.”
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