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Everything Looks Impressive Hardcover – January 1, 1993. Kennedy does a fine job of tracing out what happens when young people who have too much time and too much money are set free from the constraints of parents and boarding-school dorm mothers

Everything Looks Impressive Hardcover – January 1, 1993. by. Hugh Kennedy (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Kennedy does a fine job of tracing out what happens when young people who have too much time and too much money are set free from the constraints of parents and boarding-school dorm mothers. Alex, whose parents run a set of tourist cabins in Maine, attends Yale on scholarship, having wished all his life to join the elite in the halls of Ivy.

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Everything Looks Impressive is a knowing, smart look at college life today, showing the battles young people are fighting during the "happiest years of their lives. Yale: an Ivy League bastion of privilege, a breeding ground of America's elite. Here you are the clique you belong to, as demonstrated by the clothes you wear and the drugs you prefer. Here everything, including sex, has been politicized.

First-novelist Kennedy wins points for his earnestness in chronicling the initial encounters with Life's Great Mysteries, a college-novel's classical concern; but his debut lacks cure and finish

First-novelist Kennedy wins points for his earnestness in chronicling the initial encounters with Life's Great Mysteries, a college-novel's classical concern; but his debut lacks cure and finish. It reads like an updated, politically correct Love Story, and nothing more (& just want you to stop being so morbidly fascinated with me. I don't live on some inner groove, and I don't live on a pedestal, all right? I'm an outsider. I had to define my own space, and it's still crashing in around me all the time''')

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Hugh Kennedy's debut is fresh and full of news about contemporary youth, a coming-of-age novel that ranks with the classicsThis Side of Paradise,Catcher in Rye, andBright Lights, Big City. See all 2 brand new listings.

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SIDELIGHTS: Hugh Kennedy is a historian whose focus is primarily the history . His first novel, Everything Looks Impressive, concerns a young man from Maine who attends Yale on a scholarship.

SIDELIGHTS: Hugh Kennedy is a historian whose focus is primarily the history of Islamic nations. He explores various aspects of this broad subject in books such as Muslim Spain and Portugal: A Political History of al-Andalus, and The Armies of the Caliphs: Military and Society in the Early Islamic State.

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Alex MacDonald, from a poor family in Maine, begins attending Yale on a full scholarship with deep misgivings about how he will fit in with his wealthier classmates
Everything Looks Impressive download epub
United States
Author: Hugh Kennedy
ISBN: 0385424396
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: United States
Language: English
Publisher: Nan A. Talese; First Edition edition (January 1, 1993)