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Kaavya Viswanathan had said she rushed to finish the book at the end of her freshman year.

Harvard author faces scrutiny

Novel compared with earlier book

By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / April 24, 2006

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A Harvard undergraduate who signed a book deal for reportedly $500,000 while still a freshman is facing allegations that portions of her newly published first novel closely resemble parts of a coming-of-age novel published by a New Jersey writer in 2001. (Full article: 856 words)

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