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Small admissions a novel by Amy Poeppel

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Young women,
  • School management and organization,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementAmy Poeppel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3616.O345 S63 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination358 pages
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27221086M
ISBN 101501122525
ISBN 109781501122521
LC Control Number2016011397
OCLC/WorldCa944380495

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As the novel unfolds, the reader finds that Small Admissions lead to bigger, more important truths in the lives of the characters populating this hilarious book; I couldn’t put it down.” (David Harman, Headmaster, Poly Prep Country Day School) “Small Admissions is quick-witted and razor-sharp. With a chorus of varied and absurd voices /5().   A rare book that actually makes you laugh out loud. Small Admissions offers a peek into the world of New York City private school admissions, but the deadly insights hardly stop there. Family, friendships,meetings(!)—Poeppel tells gleaming, hilarious truths about them : Atria/Emily Bestler Books. “A rare book that actually makes you laugh out loud. Small Admissions offers a peek into the world of New York City private school admissions, but the deadly insights hardly stop there. Family, friendships,meetings(!)—Poeppel tells gleaming, hilarious truths about them all.”Released on: J As the novel unfolds, the reader finds that Small Admissions lead to bigger, more important truths in the lives of the characters populating this hilarious book; I couldn’t put it down.” — David Harman, Headmaster, Poly Prep Country Day School “Small Admissions is quick-witted and razor-sharp. With a chorus of varied and absurd voices.

Surprisingly to both of them he hires her to be in charge of admissions at Manhattan's prestigious Hudson Day School. Poeppel's novel follows Kate's journey from hot mess to self-actualizing grown-up, while detailing the campaigns for admission of a small group of students and their families. Some rise to the challenge, but one fails miserably. Small Admissions is a cross between The Devil Wears Prada and Prep. But, make no mistake: this story was written by Amy Poeppel. I look forward to her next book! Read more. 4 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Suzanne Rindell. out of 5 stars A witty, engrossing, entertaining read!Format: Digital.   Aside from one point of high drama at the end, though, this book lacks the punch one hopes for in this genre. Diluting the novel's potency further is a supporting cast of Kate’s family and friends from outside the admissions world, none of whom is particularly compelling. Passing grade, though not top of the class.   Small Admissions. By Amy Poeppel. pages. Aria Books. $ This debut novel might be described as “The Devil Wears Prada” meets “Primates of Park Avenue.” A .

Poeppel takes the reader deep into the crazy world of NYC private school admissions, but the book is way more than that. It offers a smart, refreshing take on a heroine getting over a broken heart, and the story sizzles with multiple POVs and perspectives. Small Admissions is a cross between The Devil Wears Prada and Prep. But, make no /5. As the novel unfolds, the reader finds that Small Admissions lead to bigger, more important truths in the lives of the characters populating this hilarious book; I couldn't put it down., Poeppel gives an in-depth look at the admissions process, with a side of secrets, bombshells, heartbreak, and hope perfect for fans of Curtis Sittenfeld.   As the novel unfolds, the reader finds that Small Admissions lead to bigger, more important truths in the lives of the characters populating this hilarious book; I couldn’t put it down.” — David Harman, Headmaster, Poly Prep Country Day School “Small Admissions is quick-witted and razor-sharp. With a chorus of varied and absurd voices. In a smart and funny new novel by the author of Small Admissions, a family’s move to New York City brings surprises and humor as their lives merge with the captivating world of Broadway. Allison Brinkley -- wife, mother, and former unflappable optimist -- discovers that a carefully weighed decision to pack up and move her family from suburban Dallas to the glittery chaos of/5().