Giles Goat Boy by John Barth
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In this outrageously farcical adventure, hero  George Giles sets out to conquer the terrible  Wescac computer system that threatens to  destroy his community in this brilliant  "fantasy of theology, sociology, and sex" (Time).


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John Barth taught for many years in the writing program at Johns Hopkins University, and he lives in Chestertown, Maryland.
Published January 1, 1966 by Doubleday Books. 710 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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On learning that he is really of Studentdom and not Goatdom, George gets it into his head that he is the Grand Tutor and sets out to free the University.

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