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Giles goat-boy, or, The revised new syllabus.

Author: John Barth
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George, also known as Billy Bockfuss and as Giles, was raised as a goat rather than as a boy by a brilliant atomic physicist whose guilt about the bomb has driven him to the country. George sets out to become the messianic Grand Tutor of a university and to conquer the terrible Wescac computer system that threatens to destroy his community in this brilliant 'fantasy of theology, sociology, and sex.'
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Genre/Form: College stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barth, John, 1930-
Giles goat-boy.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1966
(OCoLC)562032972
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barth
OCLC Number: 189165
Notes: "A Fawcett Crest book."
Description: xxxi, 710 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Giles goat-boy
Revised new syllabus

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George, also known as Billy Bockfuss and as Giles, was raised as a goat rather than as a boy by a brilliant atomic physicist whose guilt about the bomb has driven him to the country. George sets out to become the messianic Grand Tutor of a university and to conquer the terrible Wescac computer system that threatens to destroy his community in this brilliant 'fantasy of theology, sociology, and sex.'

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