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I Am Charlotte Simmons Summary
Tom Wolfe

Everything you need to understand or teach I Am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe.

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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
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I Am Charlotte Simmons Summary

Plot Summary

I Am Charlotte Simmons opens at Ivy League Dupont College with two juniors, Hoyt and Vance, coming across the Governor of California (who is at Dupont to speak at commencement) engaged in oral sex with a student. Hoyt fights off the bodyguard, causing him serious injury and brags to Vance what a great story this will make.

Charlotte Simmons is a recent high-school graduate from Sparta, North Carolina. Nestled high in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Lost Province is a quiet, unassuming place where aspirations do not include attending an ivy league university, so when Charlotte receives a scholarship to Dupont, it makes front page news. Charlotte arrives at Dupont, encouraged by her English teacher to always look to the future.

Charlotte meets three other people who have an impact on her life. Jojo Johannsen is the only white starting player on the basketball team. Adam, Jojo's tutor...

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