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Wild Oats
Jacob Epstein
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Wild Oats

3.13  ·  Rating details ·  16 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 0 pages
Published October 1st 1980 by Pocket
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Joe Johnston
Apr 11, 2008 rated it really liked it
Read this during my college dropout year ('81ish). Another Holden Caulfieldesque coming of age novel. Good book, and notable in that its author was eventually discredited for plagiarizing some passages in it.
Shar Wallis
Mar 04, 2016 rated it liked it
The main character, Billy, in this 1971 college-based novel, has a lot on his mind. He is an introspective and imaginative main character. Some of the things that go on in his head definitely are humorous!

When I was 3/4s of the way through the book I still didn't see any 'wild oats' being sown. So while this book wasn't what I expected, it was still an enjoyable read.

I got the symbolism of the spider at the end. Yeah me!
Linda Harris
Nov 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
read this a long time ago and really enjoyed it. Have searched for it for a long time as I would love to re-read it.
Chris C
Jan 31, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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I read this book a long time ago. I wonder what the author is up to now? One of my favorite books, very funny.
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