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The Wandora Unit

4.18  ·  Rating Details  ·  17 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Wanda Lowell and Dora Nussbaum are best friends. They look alike, dress alike, share the same opinions, and co-edit the schools literary magazine, Galaxy. They are so close that their friends at Brighton High School have dubbed them The Wandora Unit. But things are shifting in their senior year of high school. What once seemed absolute and certain now are just memories. Wh ...more
Hardcover, 177 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Ghost Road Press
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Jennifer Wardrip
Apr 24, 2011 Jennifer Wardrip rated it really liked it
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Wanda Lowell and Dora Nussbaum have been best friends for as long as everyone can remember. So often are they in each other's company they've been dubbed The Wandora Unit by their classmates, leaving some to wonder which girl is which.

Entering the final months of their senior year, subtle shifts in the landscape of their lives alert Dora to the possibility that she and Wanda may not have as much in common as they used to. As the girls and their friends struggl
Sep 09, 2009 Derek rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone. Unless you're just too serious about life.
Recommended to Derek by: A friend
The Wandora Unit brilliantly captures the essential qualities of high school friendships, the joy of words and of discovering their capacity for playfulness and artistic expression, the pleasure of immersing oneself in the writing of others and of producing it oneself, the extreme seriousness with which high school students regard themselves at some moments, the utter silliness of other moments, the simultaneous presence of kid and adult present in all teenagers, their absolute conviction that t ...more
Jul 29, 2009 Matt rated it it was amazing
This is a witty, fantastic YA book about the exploration of a friendship gone awry. A great read about what it's like to find yourself at the end of high school. Jessy is an amazing writer...not just for teens.
Sep 08, 2009 Marianne rated it it was amazing
It rocks! I read it in 2.5 hours because all I wanted to do was read it until it was done and then I had that heyisthatalliwantmore feeling and guess what? There was (a bit) more!
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