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Trembling in the Ivory Tower: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In this gem of a book, scholar and wit Kenneth Lasson takes on all manner of excesses in the Ivory Tower which, from his insider's viewpoint, constitute little less than a full-scale assault on American values and mores. Lasson uses his sharply pointed pen to skewer both the powerful and the petty, from perpetually outraged law professors and would-be literati to ethnic hatemongers with tenure.
The Essential Guide to Ivy League Athletic Recruiting
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
The Essential Guide to Ivy League Recruiting is a condensed but thorough road map of the Ivy League athletic recruiting process. All the steps, and missteps, in the journey of a Midwestern public high school athlete to the Ivy League are chronicled in thorough and entertaining detail.
The Kingdom of Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Ivy League freshman Julia wants classmate Colton. And Julia always gets what she wants. But this time, Colton’s gorgeous girlfriend stands in her way. Julia’s best friend, Haly, offers a solution: magic. For love, will Julia step into the kingdom of darkness? Length: 30 pages. Short story set in the world of The Midnighters. Includes sneak preview of another chilling tale by Felicity Savage.
The Preppy and the Trout
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the glamorous resort town of Sun Valley/Ketchum, Idaho, the story revolves around a young, insecure, former lacrosse star who owns a fly-fishing shop, his demanding preppy wife, and a bungling older Ivy League man who’s recently moved west to escape his troubles by trout fishing.
Exchange Student
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Thrust into prep schools and debutante balls on the Upper East Side, Lexie is ever the outsider. Finally she escapes from Dartmouth to Denmark on exchange, ready to lose herself in the castles and nightclubs of Europe. Ten days into her journey, Lexie's world comes comes crashing down with the twin towers. Will she give up everything her family stands for when her only brother is trapped inside?
Survival Skills for School: Test-Taking Skills and Strategies
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Series: Survival Skills for School. Price: Free! Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation
Survival Skills for School: Test-Taking Skills and Strategies outlines specific, easy-to-follow strategies that help students ace exams and achieve academic success. A Harvard graduate and National Merit Finalist, author Catherine O’Gorman provides concrete, effective suggestions distilled from her years as an elite private tutor.
Survival Skills for School: Successful Study Techniques
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Series: Survival Skills for School. Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation
Survival Skills for School: Successful Study Techniques outlines specific, easy-to-follow strategies that help students learn how to study effectively. A Harvard graduate and National Merit Finalist, author Catherine O’Gorman provides concrete, effective suggestions distilled from her years as an elite private tutor.
Survival Skills for School: Maximizing Tutoring Value
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Series: Survival Skills for School. Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Test preparation
Whether you’re meeting with your teacher during lunch or working with a private tutor, Survival Skills for School: Maximizing Tutoring Value outlines specific, easy-to-follow strategies that help students get the greatest benefit. A Harvard graduate and National Merit Finalist, author Catherine O’Gorman provides concrete, effective suggestions distilled from her years as an elite private tutor.
The Leftover Table: Memoir of an Ivy League Outcast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Penner Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Get into an Ivy League and a Seven Sisters school and you think you’re ‘in.’ Think again. In eight short vignettes, Jessica Fox’s short memoir gives a glimpse into life as an Ivy League Outcast.