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Amateur barbarians : a novel

Author: Robert Cohen
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Artfully juxtaposing two contrasting personalities (as he did in Inspired Sleep), Cohen explores the terrain of male middle age in a novel that keenly observes the dissatisfactions of contemporary life. Teddy Hastings, the 53-year-old principal of a New England middle school, yearns for a grand adventure that would celebrate his manhood. Restless and impulsive, Teddy unwittingly causes a scandal that lands him  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cohen
ISBN: 9780743230360 0743230361
OCLC Number: 317361832
Description: 401 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Robert Cohen.
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From award-winning author Cohen comes a bold, hilarious work about mid-life panic and the intersecting lives of two men on either side of their 40s.  Read more...

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