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The Mirth of College [Kindle Edition]

Amy Barkham , Phoenix Press International
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Book Description

The Mirth of College is a satirical novel about the college experience in the twenty-first century. It speaks to the alumni reminiscing about four remarkable years of their lives, the high school seniors impatiently waiting for an acceptance letter, and the parents providing their children with an expensive ticket to freedom in the name of education.

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  • File Size: 370 KB
  • Print Length: 190 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,464,010 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
If you really want to know what happens on today's college campuses, this book is a must-read. It doesn't shy away from any of the tough subjects, from race, class, and sex, to power dynamics within the classroom. Reading this book, I felt like I got to peek into the heads of those students who I encountered everyday on my own college campus, who I never would have met because of the unspoken social divides that Barkham so brilliantly breaks down. Barkham writes with an unfailingly authentic, unapologetic voice. Her nuanced portrayals of each student expose the modern college experience, in all of its hypocritical and limitless glory.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fun-tastic! October 20, 2011
I read this during the summer and absolutely loved it. The book flows wonderfully, the characters are very realistic and the content extremely engaging. I would recommend this to anyone and everyone. We are sure to expect great things from Miss Barkham in the nearby future. Onwards!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Best writter May 16, 2011
I am so speechless all i can really say is that i am so proud of your achievement Im still in the process of reading it but i am already liking it. Keep the good work up
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More About the Author

Amy Barkham was born and raised in Senegal. She pursued her studies at Hamilton College where she graduated in 2011 with a B.A. in World Politics. What she likes above everything else is books, the making and devouring of. Her real name is Aminata Diop.


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