The final club

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1990 - Fiction - 370 pages
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Tenderhearted Nathaniel Clay learns at Princeton his first bitter-comic lesson in the ways of snobbery and the hurts of discrimination as he makes his fateful moves toward membership in an exclusive club--a knowledge that will affect his progress into adult life, marriage and fatherhood.

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User Review  - Will - Goodreads

"The Dinky pulled out with a squeak, like a ride on an amusement park. 'Okay, kids, look sharp. There's Walker-Gordon Dairy. Let me tell you, when the wind blew wrong we used to get a hairy blast of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lauren Albert - Goodreads

I thought Wolff was dead on in his portrait of the hopes and disappointments of college students and the adults they become. While I didn't like the ending, I could understand how it symbolized that real life is happening at college--it is neither completely idyllic nor isolated from the world. Read full review

Contents

The Empire Builder and the Dinky
3
The Fresh Man
36
Under the Clock
52
Copyright

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Geoffrey Wolff (born 1937) is an American author and professor emeritus of English at the University of California, Irvine, where he directed the university's M.F.A creative writing program until 2006.

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