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THE ADULTS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Like many teenagers, Emily Vidal believes her life sucks. That Emily is conscious of her own foibles gives this coming-of-age debut novel a measure of depth. And then there are Emily's sardonic observations of the wealthy denizens of suburban Connecticut.The book opens with 14-year-old Emily at her father's 50th birthday party. The usual teenage snarkiness is checked when she discovers her father ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - zmagic69 - LibraryThing

I read where the author of this book teaches creative writing, what a surprise. In New York, what a bigger surprise, Not. From the city of elitist garbage comes "The Adults" by Alison Espach. This ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Alexander19 - LibraryThing

"The Adults" started off well. I loved the suburban voice if this coming of age novel, but even as Emily grew, her voice never changed much which bothered me. She seemed intent on staying a child. But ... Read full review

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