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I Am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe
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Jan 17, 11

I read this book years ago and saw it on my friend's bookshelf today. I had to add it to my bookshelf because I LOVED it. It's about a girl who grew up fairly poor in a small town and she goes off to college. It put right back in college. It was amazing! One of my favorite books ever. All of you have to read it!!!
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JennyDB So the author apparently had a daughter who went to Duke and I've heard this was written about my alma mater. When I read this it reminded me so much of Duke not only in the physical descriptions but also the social dynamics - good and (mostly) bad. Anyway, I couldn't put this book down either. Incredible.

Molly I think I need to read it again. I can totally see how the school dynamics parallel Duke.

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