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Straight Man by Richard Russo
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Jun 30, 2008

it was amazing
bookshelves: academia, fiction
Read in January, 2004

This is my favorite book about academia, even though it goes overboard at several points and strains credulity (e.g. the entire goose episode). But I laughed out loud at several points.

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Steven Taylor I enjoyed it as well, and had a similar overall reaction. It was given to me by a fellow member of our Faculty Senate after I (chairing the meeting in my then-role as President) was unfairly yelled at by the Provost.

Sadly, my term on the Senate has expired...

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