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The Resource Lost in the meritocracy : the undereducation of an overachiever, by Walter Kirn

Lost in the meritocracy : the undereducation of an overachiever, by Walter Kirn

Label
Lost in the meritocracy : the undereducation of an overachiever
Title
Lost in the meritocracy
Title remainder
the undereducation of an overachiever
Statement of responsibility
by Walter Kirn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the author's trip through American higher education, where standardized tests, class rankings and gamesmanship stand in the way of true intellectual fulfillment, revealing the psychic costs of the American educational system
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
autobiography
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321954
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
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Kirn, Walter
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.I746
LC item number
Z46 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Kirn, Walter
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Students
Target audience
adult
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the undereducation of an overachiever
Label
Lost in the meritocracy : the undereducation of an overachiever, by Walter Kirn
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn185032526
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
211 p.
Isbn
9780385521284
Lccn
2008051075
System control number
(OCoLC)185032526
Label
Lost in the meritocracy : the undereducation of an overachiever, by Walter Kirn
Publication
Control code
ocn185032526
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
211 p.
Isbn
9780385521284
Lccn
2008051075
System control number
(OCoLC)185032526

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