The Resource Old school : a novel, Tobias Wolff

Old school : a novel, Tobias Wolff

Label
Old school : a novel
Title
Old school
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Tobias Wolff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1945-
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Wolff, Tobias
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.O558
LC item number
O43 2003
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Preparatory school students
  • Preparatory schools
  • Creative writing
  • Teenage boys
  • New England
  • Authors
  • Creative writing
  • Psychological fiction
Label
Old school : a novel, Tobias Wolff
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Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (195 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036813225

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