The Resource Campusland : a novel, Scott Johnston, (electronic resource)

Campusland : a novel, Scott Johnston, (electronic resource)

Label
Campusland : a novel
Title
Campusland
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Scott Johnston
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This high-spirited, richly imagined, and brave novel is a delight to read... Smart and hilarious."--Kirkus Reviews Joyous, fast and funny, Scott Johnston's Campusland is a satiric howl at today's elite educational institutions--from safe spaces to tribal infighting to the sheer sanctimony. A wickedly delightful audiobook that may remind you of Tom Wolfe and David Lodge.Her room sucks. Her closet isn't big enough for two weeks'-worth of outfits, much less her new Rag & Bone for fall. And there's nothing worth posting. Cruel. To Lulu Harris--It Girl-in-the-Making--her first year at the ultra-competitive Ivy-like Devon University is a dreary impediment. If she's fabulous and no one sees it, what's the point?To Eph Russell, who looks and sounds like an avatar of privilege (shh!-he's anything but) Devon is heaven. All day to think and read and linger over a Welsh rarebit at The Faculty Club, not to mention teach English 240 where he gets to discuss all his 19th Century favorites, like Mark Twain. If Eph could just get tenure, he could stay forever, but there are landmines everywhere.In his seventh year at Devon, Red Wheeler is the alpha dog on top of Devon's progressive hierarchy, the most woke guy on campus. But when his position is challenged, Red is forced to take measures.Before first term is halfway finished, Lulu bungles her social cache with her clubbable upperclass peers, and is forced to reinvent herself. Shedding her designer clothes, she puts on flannel and a brand-new persona: campus victim. For Lulu to claw her way back to the top, she'll build a pyre and roast anyone in her way.Presiding over this ferment is Milton Strauss, Devon's feckless president, who spends his days managing perpetually aggrieved students, scheming administrators, jealous professors, billionaire donors, and bumptious frat boys. He just can't say yes fast enough. And what to do with Martika Malik-Adams? Isn't her giant salary as vice-president of Diversity & Inclusion enough?All paths converge as privileged, marginalized, and radical students form identity alliances, sacrifice education for outrage, and push varied agendas of political correctness that drags every free thought of higher learning into the lower depths of an entitled underclass
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1960-
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Johnston, Scott
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3610.O3893
LC item number
C36 2019ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Casey Turner
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Turner, Casey
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  • College students
  • College teachers
  • College stories
  • FICTION / General
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Humorous / General
  • FICTION / Satire
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Campusland : a novel, Scott Johnston, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 33 min., 59 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781250242921
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
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8fc992b4-e48a-49da-8909-4561378cd87a
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)1112221203
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Label
Campusland : a novel, Scott Johnston, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 33 min., 59 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250242921
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8fc992b4-e48a-49da-8909-4561378cd87a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1112221203
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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