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How I Paid for College: A Tale of Sex, Theft, Friendship and Musical Theatre - Community Reviews back

by Marc Acito
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Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it 6 years ago
Eh, all I can say is that with a subtitle like "A novel of sex, theft, friendship and musical theatre", I was expecting a tsunami of a good time. It was more of a puddle. Perfectly acceptable but our journey together ends here.
rionafaith rated it 7 years ago
I definitely wasn't expecting deep literature with this one, but I was still disappointed. I thought it would be a cute, funny coming-of-age story about a bunch of awkward drama geeks. I guess it comes through on some of that, but unfortunately it's not really funny at all and every one of the chara...
KCPolski rated it 10 years ago
What a romp! This is a camped-up version of The Catcher in the Rye in my opinion, but where I didn't like Catcher, I liked this. Perhaps it was because of the camp, or that something actually happened in the story. I definitely liked the fluidity of the sexuality of the characters. Most coming-o...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it 11 years ago
Wow, I think this book was written directly AT me. By turns hilarious, poignant and absurd, it chronicles the way Edward stumbles through his senior year of high school and lurches towards Julliard. Firmly anchored in the 1984 I remember, full of fumbling and humiliating yet adventurous sexual escap...
Clif's Book World
Clif's Book World rated it 12 years ago
Theater geeks of all ages will enjoy this coming-of-age novel. Even non-theater geeks like myself can enjoy it. It's the funniest book I can remember listening to in a long time. One word of warning advice to young people who read this book. Don't try these things at home (in real life). This i...
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