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Penelope
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New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2012.
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274 pages ; 21 cm.
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South Natomas
FICTION Harrington, R.
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When Penelope O’Shaunessy, “an incoming freshman of average height and lank hair” steps into Harvard Yard for the first time she has lots of advice from her mother: "Don't be too enthusiastic, don't talk to people who seem to be getting annoyed, and for heaven's sake, stop playing Tetris on your phone at parties." Penelope needs this advice. She is the kind of girl who passes through much of her life with coffee spilled on her white shirt, who can't quite tell when people are joking, and who, inevitably, always says the wrong thing. But no amount of coaching will prepare Penelope for the people she meets at school.
 
Gloriously skewering the social hierarchy of college, Penelope is the brilliantly funny story of one of the most singular, memorable heroines in recent fiction. 
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Edition:
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307950314, 030795031X
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APA Citation (style guide)

Harrington, R. (2012). Penelope. 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed. New York: Vintage Contemporaries.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Harrington, Rebecca. 2012. Penelope. New York: Vintage Contemporaries.

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Harrington, Rebecca, Penelope. New York: Vintage Contemporaries, 2012.

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Harrington, Rebecca. Penelope. 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed. New York: Vintage Contemporaries, 2012. Print.

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