What She Saw in Roger Mancuso, GŁnter Hopstock, Jason Barry Gold, Spitty Clark, Jack Geezo, Humphrey Fung, Claude Duvet, Bruce Bledstone, Kevin McFeeley, Arnold Allen, Pablo Miles, Anonymous 1-4, Nobody 5-8, Neil Schmertz, and Bo Pierce: A Novel

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Random House, 2000 - Fiction - 284 pages
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A funny and poignant novel about growing up female in America follows the romantic ups and downs of Phoebe Fine, as she copes with the diverse men in her life, from her first love Roger Mancuso, who offers her first cigarette, first kiss, and first loss in the fifth grade to the present day. A first novel. 25,000 first printing.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An episodic chronicle about low self-esteem that's intelligent and well observed but mired in a callow attitude devoid of perspective.Lacking the goofy charm of Bridget Jones or the satisfying growth ... Read full review

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User Review  - kepitcher - LibraryThing

Breezy, easy-to-read ramblings about beauty and the unglamorous means of attracting males. Phoebe Fine leads us, chapter-by-chapter, through the various stages of her romance hell, from fifth grade ... Read full review


Roger Mancuso or The Stink Bomb King of Fifth Grade
Giinter Hopstock or The East German Pen Pal
Jason Barry Gold or The Varsity Lacrosse Stud

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Lucinda Rosenfeld was born in New York City on the last day of the 1960s. She grew up in New Jersey and attended Cornell University. She has written for The New York Times Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Slate, Word, and Talk. She was a nightlife columnist for the New York Post from 1996 to 1998. She lives in Brooklyn.

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