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Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld
Contemporary fiction

Prep

Debut
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by Curtis Sittenfeld

Quick take

An angsty, anxious coming-of-age story that reveals the scandalous lives of elite boarding school students.

Good to know

  • Teens

  • Unreliable narrator

  • Critically acclaimed

  • Underdog

Synopsis

Lee Fiora is an intelligent, observant fourteen-year-old when her father drops her off in front of her dorm at the prestigious Ault School in Massachusetts. She leaves her animated, affectionate family in South Bend, Indiana, at least in part because of the boarding school’s glossy brochure, in which boys in sweaters chat in front of old brick buildings, girls in kilts hold lacrosse sticks on pris...

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