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Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot Quotes: College wasn't like the real world. In the real world people dropped names based on their renown. In college, people dropped names based on their obscurity.
         

College wasn't like the real world. In the real world people dropped names based on their renown. In college, people dropped names based on their obscurity.


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