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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 19, 2016 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.
Michelle Olms
Jun 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great book
Juli
Apr 21, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 3-stars
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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).
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I write books for children and adults. My latest, from Macmillan: BRAVE JANE AUSTEN: Reader, Writer, Author, Rebel, a picture-book biography.

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