Shortchangers by Arnold Silver

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Spend an action-packed week with latter-day Don Quixote Dean Jonas Trelawny, as he battles to solve the crisis of a university system overrun by random acts of political correctness. The forces threatening to disrupt campus life-- and Dean Trelawny's sanity-- include foul-mouthed opportunist Chancellor Wheeler, the leader of a "short students" rights organization, and bids for preferential treatment from almost everybody! Combining farce and polemic, author Arnold Silver, himself a professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amhert, presents his unique and daring vision of a future in which the university system is paralyzed by political correctness and affirmative action. This book, nominated for a National Book Award, is a truly entertaining and thought-provoking vision of the future of American education.
 

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Published January 1, 1997 by Strawberry Hill Pr. 192 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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One young man's beads indicate he is a ""20-year-old Chinese-American senior, bisexual, lower middle class, Confucian, and majoring in electrical engineering."" It is this student who introduces Jonas to the Liput Liberation League, a group protesting the injustices suffered by vertically challen...

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