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The Fallback Plan - Leigh Stein
The Fallback Plan
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781612190426 (1612190421)
Publisher: Melville House
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Fallback Plan
A slight but pleasant coming-of-age story—the fact that it occurs when Esther moves back home after college just points out how much America's middle-class suburban youth are sheltered from any actual experience of life. In any other context (Austen, Kipling, Salinger, you name it) the kid would've ...
ellaminnowpea rated it
We live in a time where it's become harder and harder for twentysomethings to feel like they've made it to adulthood. More than half of us move back home after college--often for five years or more. The unemployment rate among us is disheartening and unsettling, causing many to wonder how they'll ev...
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3.0 Fallback Plan, The
I'm having trouble finding the right words to describe just how touched I am by this story. It was definitely too short and I almost didn't read it. The first 20 pages, the first chapter, is missing the painful beauty of reality that stabs at your heart for the rest of the book. There were a few ...
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When Jade Eby Isn't Writing... rated it
Originally published at my blog Chasing Empty PavementsThe Good: After reading the blurb I was really excited because this book seemed to be the answer to a question I've been asking lately... where are all the books about 20-somethings that just graduated. I seem to only find either YA characters o...
Reading Across the Country
Reading Across the Country rated it
Maybe if I had drifted aimlessly after college this book would resonant with me more. I was (and still am) the type of person that would take just about any job if it meant I didn't have to move back in with my parents. That's how I ended up in insurance with a MA in Politics....but that's another...
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