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I Am Charlotte Simmons - Tom Wolfe
I Am Charlotte Simmons
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099483793 (0099483793)
Publisher: Random House Uk Ltd
Pages no: 771
Edition language: English
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Kaethe rated it
Execrable. Tom Wolfe has become a grumpy old man worried about coed bathrooms. He's rather bothered by what the kids these days are up to, with their loud music and long hair.
popsiclesinbed rated it
I like to think of Tom Wolfe doing his research at the University of Michigan, bar-crawling in his double-breasted suit. Some reviews give this book a hard time about using stereotyped characters, but I think part of the point of the book is how college students stereotype themselves and put themsel...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
Weird story, typical of Wolfe, but I gotta give the old guy an extra star for the research he did among young people to give this story authenticity!
ashleyeleigh rated it
Full disclosure, I was a student at Duke when this book came out (this book takes place at a very thinly veiled version of the school). Everyone was talking about it, and I actually read (tried to read actually) this for a class back in '05.Having said that, I despise this book. This man wouldn't kn...
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Read Fragment rated it
As overwrought as this book is, it contains exciting glimpses of the modern college experience. Despite the fundementally unappealing portrayl, I felt proud to point out the parts of my "glory days" that I recognized on the page. Perhaps even more poignant were the glimpses of the painful trial by...
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