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The Class
The Class
Author: Erich Segal
ISBN-13: 9780553253368
ISBN-10: 0553253360
Publication Date: 1/1/1986
Pages: 531
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 23 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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I love this book. This is I think the 5th time I've read it over the past 10 years.
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good book!
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Quite the scandal when first published.
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This is, in my opinion, Segal's best writing. As is his way, he weaves fiction with portions of historical fact, and realism in locale which make the reading more credible, and imminently enjoyable. It moves through conflicts and peacetime; from Cambridge to Europe and the Middle East.
It is a delightful journey of a handful of young people through their respective lives. It has unrecognized (by some, at least) and public triumph, the struggles, and uncertainties that we all have gone through. These members of the Harvard Class of 1958 start in very different places, move together in Cambridge, and then move away (and back together). The well managed story takes the fortunate reader right along with them.
In this novel, I see friends (and acquaintances) from high school, college and law school. A touching and warm book, I have read (like many other reviewers) time and time and time again.
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A saga of extraordinary members of the Harvard class of 1958 and the women with whom their lives are intertwined. They were a generation who made the rules-then broke them-whose glittering successes, heartfelt tragedies, and unbridled ambitions would stun the world.
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Same author as Love Story. Great read set in 1958.
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A great story of the eclectic nature of a Harvard class. It traces the lives of the young men from childhood through college and into the real world.
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The book is old, but in good condition