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American steam

Author: J A Friedland
Publisher: [North Charleston, SC] : [CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform], [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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A professor at a large northeastern university suddenly realizes that his world is being ravaged by a zombie-like epidemic of narcissism. It's a place where nightmarish students blackmail compromised faculty in a madcap mix of raging hormones, political correctness, and student-as-customer entitlement. Jules valiantly beats back the disease at every turn in his interactions with students, colleagues, and romantic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: College stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A Friedland
ISBN: 9781514103319 1514103311
OCLC Number: 914754935
Description: 260 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: J.A. Friedland.

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A professor at a large northeastern university suddenly realizes that his world is being ravaged by a zombie-like epidemic of narcissism. It's a place where nightmarish students blackmail compromised faculty in a madcap mix of raging hormones, political correctness, and student-as-customer entitlement. Jules valiantly beats back the disease at every turn in his interactions with students, colleagues, and romantic interests. But when his walls start to crumble, he struggles to distinguish sanity from insanity and his fight becomes a battle to save himself.

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Professor Jules is a highly relatable character

by julietroupe (WorldCat user published 2015-07-29) Very Good Permalink

You don't have to be a student or professor to enjoy J. A. Friedland's book, American Steam. Anyone who has found themselves struggling to maintain their work ethic, passion and enthusiasm for their chosen career while muddling through the day-to day absurdities will relate to Professor Jules....
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