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The last of her kind

Author: Sigrid Nunez
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Last of Her Kind introduces two women who meet as freshmen on the Barnard campus in 1968. Georgette George does not know what to make of her brilliant, idealistic roommate, Ann Drayton, and her obsessive disdain for the ruling class into which she was born. She is mortified by Ann's romanticization of the underprivileged class, which Georgette herself is hoping college will enable her to escape. After the
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sigrid Nunez
ISBN: 0374183813 9780374183813 0312425945 9780312425944 9780739484449 0739484443
OCLC Number: 58919626
Description: 375 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sigrid Nunez.
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It is Columbia University, 1968. Ann Drayton and Georgette George meet as roommates on the first night. The two are drawn together intensely by their differences; two years later, after a violent  Read more...

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"A compelling account of the 1960s and their aftermath, a carefully written and discerning narrative with closely drawn portraits of two prototypical women trying to construct a friendship across an Read more...

 
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