The Cheer Leader: A Novel

By: McCorkle, Jill

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First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 267 pp. Author's first book (this and July 7 were published simultaneously). Jo Spencer is a girl who knows what to be and how to be it-straight-A student, cheerleader, May Queen, popular and cute and virginal, and in perfect control. But halfway through her first year in college in the early seventies, her carefully normal life explodes and she comes completely undone. In The Cheerleader, Jo Spencer looks back, as if she were watching reruns of old syndicated TV shows, to figure out what happened.Ordinary chance has dumped Sam Swett, age twenty-one, in the Marshboro, North Carolina, Quik Pik in the middle of a murder. Sam has shaved his head, given away all his belongings except his typewriter; he's drunker than he's ever been and running as fast as he can from his upper-middle-class upbringing. For the next twenty-four hours, Sam is propelled straight into the very core of this small Southern town as it sorts through the facts.

Title: The Cheer Leader: A Novel

Author: McCorkle, Jill

Categories: Signed, Modern First Editions, Contemporary,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Algonquin Books: 1984

ISBN Number: 0912697113

ISBN Number 13: 9780912697116

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281882