Big Wheel At The Cracker Factory

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Garrett County Press, Nov 15, 2010 - Education - 230 pages
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Big Wheel at the Cracker Factory is about choosing what you want to be when you grow up, and finding out you still have to wait tables on the weekends. The book follows one year in the life of an adjunct instructor who takes on side jobs as an ice cream man, stand-up comedian, haunted house character, and Billy Graham Crusader.

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User Review  - Athenable - LibraryThing

Mickey Hess alternates between descriptions of slackerism so deep as to be tragic and truly touching scenes, like a moment of deep spiritual connection with a pet iguana. I had no idea what to expect ... Read full review

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User Review  - drea3132 - LibraryThing

A laugh-out-loud-book!Mickey is funny, sarcastic, and you just can't help but love him. He is someone you'd love to be friends with..or someone you'd just like to KNOW. His book made me laugh and ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Mickey Hess taught part-time for several universities in Kentucky and Indiana before moving to his current position as Assistant Professor of English at Rider University. His books include Icons of Hip Hop, and Is Hip Hop Dead? His writing has appeared in Ninth Letter, Punk Planet, and Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans: The Best of McSweeney's, Humor Category. He lives in Philadelphia.

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