Author:Jane SMILEY [signed]

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Moo

By: Jane SMILEY [signed]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11q

ISBN: 0679420231

Condition: Near Fine


Smiley delivers a tour de force, a satire of university life that leaves no aspect of contemporary academia unscathed. The setting is a large midwestern agricultural college known as Moo U., whose faculty and students Smiley depicts with sophisticated humor, turning a gimlet eye on the hypocrisy, egomania, prejudice and self-delusion that flourish on campus-and also reflect society at large. Everybody at Moo U. has an agenda: academic, sexual, social, economic, political and philosophical. Among the more egregious types that Smiley portrays are Dr. Lionel Gift, an intellectual whore who calls... View more info