An Off Year

An Off Year

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Cecily has always done everything as she was supposed to: taken the right classes, gotten the right grades, applied to the right colleges. But after a lifetime of following the rules, she surprises everyone by arriving for her freshman year of college . . . and turning around. There are infinite possibilities for Cecily's unexpected gap year. She could volunteer, or travel around the world - but, for now, Cecily is content to do absolutely nothing. What follows is a year of snarkily observed self-doubt and selfdiscovery during which Cecily must ask herself, for the first time, what does she really want to do with her life?
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 213 pages
  • 147.32 x 210.82 x 25.4mm | 340.19g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0525421599
  • 9780525421597
  • 1,816,918

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"For students and families tangled in the complex and often stressful process of transitioning from high school to college, Zulkey's novel provides comfort and advice, with a healthy dose of humor." -Elizabeth McArdle, College Advising Dean
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About Claire Zulkey

Claire Zulkey is a humorist and journalist who has written for the Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post, and many other newspapers and magazines. Ms. Zulkey lives in Chicago, Illinois.
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462 ratings
3.12 out of 5 stars
5 10% (47)
4 25% (115)
3 38% (177)
2 20% (94)
1 6% (29)
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