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Citizen Girl
Citizen Girl
Author: Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus
Another biting satire from Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, authors of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Nanny Diaries. Working in a world where a college degree qualifies her to make photocopies and color-coordinate file folders, twenty-four-year-old Girl is struggling to keep up with the essential trinity of food,...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743266857
ISBN-10: 0743266854
Publication Date: 11/16/2004
Pages: 320
Rating:
  • Currently 2.4/5 Stars.
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2.4 stars, based on 100 ratings
Publisher: Atria
Book Type: Hardcover
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mwelday avatar reviewed Citizen Girl on + 148 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 7
a satire about an American girl with a college degree in search of the perfect job...some parts are really funny and I could picture people I have met in the professional world as some of the characters...by the authors of The Nanny Diaries
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Helpful Score: 6
This is the story of Girl navigating her way through getting a start in Corporate America after college graduation. While over the top with some horrendous bosses, the experiences ring true on many levels and answers that burning question of 'what am I willing to compromise for a job in order to pay the bills?'
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Helpful Score: 5
Hard to follow and understand at times. I got so angry at the main character for allowing everyone to walk all over her, and not saying anything. I was not impressed!
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Helpful Score: 5
I found this hard to get into - the characters weren't engaging and I skimmed the last part of the book.
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Helpful Score: 5
Good book for anybody who love The Nanny Diaries or Devil Wears Prada. This book deals with a girl reporter trying to make good in the big city.
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reviewed Citizen Girl on + 36 more book reviews
I knew from the first page this book was going to be a dud, but I read until about page 120 before I packed it in. I loved both the "Nanny" books as well as "Dedication" but this book was a definite miss. This book was boring, lacked direction and even got confusing at times (one second she's in a room and the next standing out on the street, wait...what?) I didn't care about "Girl" (it's hard to connect to someone with no name- I hope the authors stop this practice of the generic naming, it worked in Nanny Diaries, it failed miserably here!) Now I know why I waited so long to pick up this book, I should have listened to everyone who told me how awful it was!


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