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How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship, and Musical Theater

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  • Posted March 3, 2009

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    Excellent

    Be prepared to laugh non-stop. This book is absolutely hysterical (and absolutely fabulous). If you're into musical theatre and debauchery, this book is definitely for you. An added bonus is that it takes place in New Jersey in the 1980s, which adds to the hilarity of the plot. Marc Acito is extremely creative and witty, and most importantly, sure to please.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 12, 2014

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    I love this book it's weird, funny and just a little infuriating

    I love this book it's weird, funny and just a little infuriating. 

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  • Posted January 8, 2010

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    Good.

    Pretty good, really quirky. Some parts were so funny, and the 80's ness was awesome. I wasn't big on how big of ho's they all were, and certain things were a bit hard to follow. The relationships and friendships were interesting though, and so was the supporting characters who you just want to know more about.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2008

    It was good

    How I Paid for College is a really good book. Parts of the book are ackward because of morals I hold and some of the actions that Edward engages in during the book. If you dislike gay people and everthing about them this book is not for you. Overall its a good book that is worth reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2007

    Amazing!

    Marc Acito is absolutly amazing. I honestly couldn't put the book down and read it over the course of one afternoon. The characters are fantastic, and I must admit, I wish my high school experiences would of been like this. Truly a great read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2005

    Marc Acito Rocks!

    If you're looking for a great read, look no further! I was hysterically laughing at this group of teenagers who go through a not so typical summer...from the NJ suburbs to bars in NYC, from Buddha statues to the theatre. It reminded me so much of my own high school days that I was toughed by the ending and literally cried. Now in paperback, this book is cheap! :) Marc Acito's writing is awesome and I can't wait for his next book!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2004

    Drama Queens Unite!

    This book reeks of authenticity; no one has ever quite captured the group dynamics of high school Broadway star wannabes like Marc Acito has. It's hilarious to follow the snowball effect of the lies & deception these young adults - too clever and sexually adventurous to be called 'kids' - concoct in order to help their friend Edward pay his tuition at Juilliard, the Holy Grail of acting schools. You'll laugh out loud, you'll cry for the hero who can't drum up tears himself, and you'll probably sing some showtunes, even if you never were one of the 'Play People' in school.

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