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"An authorial coup," said David Foster Wallace about Lisa Pliscou's first novel, written when she was 24 and originally published as part of the literary "Brat Pack" phenomenon of the 80s. "A deft coming-of-age story," praised Booklist. This new edition includes an afterword by Jeff Gomez, author of "Our Noise."
Paperback, 282 pages
Published April 5th 2016 by Open Road Distribution (first published March 7th 1989)
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Suzanne
Apr 23, 2016 Suzanne rated it it was amazing
Pliscou is s-o-o good at the witty banter, and her depiction of college life, with all of the angsty relationships, alcohol, and anxiety about the future is dead-on.
CLM
Must track this down as the author was a college classmate and memorable for her wry wit (I only met her once, long after college, but liked her).
Michelle Olms
Jun 03, 2016 Michelle Olms rated it it was amazing
Great book
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Lisa Pliscou writes for both children and adults. Coming next year from Henry Holt is a picture-book biography of Jane Austen, and in 2018 Wyatt-MacKenzie will publish RUNNING TOWARD, a novel.
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