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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You

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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You is the story of James Sveck, a sophisticated, vulnerable young man with a deep appreciation for the world and no idea how to live in it. James is eighteen, the child of divorced parents living in Manhattan. Articulate, sensitive, and cynical, he rejects all of the assumptions that govern the adult world around him-including the expectation that he will go to college in the fall. He would prefer to move to an old house in a small town somewhere

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Trajectory Index

Words: 59,218
Unique Words: 4,243
Flesch Reading Ease: 84
Flesch Grade Level: 5
Avg Sentence (words): 13.80
Avg Word (chars): 3.85
Chapters: 22
Paragraphs: 2,346
Adult Reading Time: 3:57
Sentiment: 0.011
Intensity: 0.091
People: 154
Places: 92
Brands: 47
Things: 104
Goodreads Rating: 3.68
Goodreads Reviews: 21,062
SAT Words: 425
Trajectory China 300: 205
TOEFL Words: 36
IELTS Words: 237
Nouns 46.2%
Verbs 30.7%
Adjectives 12.3%
Adverbs 6.6%
Other 4.1%

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