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 her English teacher. But another teacher, staunch idealist Jim McAllister, thinks the students deserve better. So he persuades Paul Warren-a good-hearted jock-to throw his hat into the student council's elections. But that puts Paul's sister Tammy in a snit. So she runs too, on an apathy platform-before starting a real campaignto get herself kicked out of school.
In one of the funniestmost insightfulmost surprisingly touching novels of recent timesPerrotta 'captures the texture of high-school life in a refreshingly unromantic manner.'