A far cry from Sweet Valley High, this wry, engaging story of a high-school election in a New Jersey town a couple of exits away from Glen Ridge is. Reese Witherspoon played Tracy Flick in Election. MTV Films. Novelist Tom Perrotta’s books have become one of our most consistently. Tracy Flick wants to be President of Winwood High. She’s one of those ambitious girls who finds time to do it all: edit the yearbook, star in the musical, sleep with.

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People are always thinking ridiculous things and it’s nice for an author to be real about that.

Election Book Summary and Study Guide

The ending in the movie in funny, I am going through my Tom Perrotta phase. Tm despises Tracy because she got his best friend fired and thus he plots to make sure that Tracy does not become president. Opinion about the main character: That’s what I remember taking from it, anyway. The story is also fantastic. I’m very impressed with Perrotta’s writing.


First off, Tracy is not more sexual in the b While I was on a Perrotta reading kick, I rewatched the film version of ‘Election’ and listened to some of the commentary by the film’s director – Alexander Payne. Bh because it wasn’t about high school. A differenza di tante altre persone, non ho mai dovuto chiedermi cosa fare della mia vita. When I first saw the movie back in the s, I hadn’t embraced my dark side yet.

I loved the different perspectives and hearing what each character had to say.

Election by Tom Perrotta

That’s not to say it was bad, but at that point the book’s impact was cemented in me. M’s “mortal enemy”, Tracy Perortta. So when I picked up Election in a bookstore a few years ago, I figured I’d give it a go.

If the film came out today, I could picture songs from the new Arcade Fire album being on the soundtrack. I liked this book a lot, electino then I’m a Perrotta fan.

This book is Perrotta at some of his breeziest. The book is quietly steeped in a compassion that, for me, I did not fully realize until I finished it. As usual, Perrota does a great job with final gom. It was a quick read. But this nifty little story, with its staccato jumps from character to character as the voice of narration, as well as Perrotta’s talent for creating voices the reader practically hears out loud, stands on its own two feet, apart from my movie-love.


Inspired by Your Browsing History. His work ;errotta been translated into a multitude of languages.

I re-read it at least once a year. Paperbackpages.

Resist the urge to tie everything else up, I say. The novel was a moderate success and received critical praise. Good Lord, what was I thinking? By the sight of her.

I found myself tearing through the book in under a day. One untied thread has nothing to do with the rest of it.

Detailed Review Summary of Election by Tom Perrotta

Her searing brilliance is so perfectly contrasted in the character of Mr. Who really cares who gets elected President of Winwood High School? Click on a plot link to find similar books!