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Old School

A Novel

Wolff, Tobias

(Book Club Kit - 2003)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Old School
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Determined to fit in at his New England prep school, the narrator has learned to mimic the bearing and manners of his adoptive tribe while concealing as much as possible about himself. His final year, however, unravels everything he's achieved, and steers his destiny in directions no one could have predicted. The school's mystique is rooted in Literature, and for many boys this becomes an obsession, editing the review and competing for the attention of visiting writers whose fame helps to perpetuate the tradition. Robert Frost, soon to appear at JFK's inauguration, is far less controversial than the next visitor, Ayn Rand. But the final guest is one whose blessing a young writer would do almost anything to gain.

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Publisher: New York : Knopf, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 10 books, 1 reading guide, 2 audio CD's - in a plastic tote

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