Lost in the meritocracy : the undereducation of an overachiever (Book, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Lost in the meritocracy : the undereducation of an overachiever

Author: Walter Kirn
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the author's trip through American higher education, where standardized tests, class rankings and gamesmanship stand in the way of true intellectual fulfillment, revealing the psychic costs of the American educational system.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Walter Kirn; Walter Kirn; Walter Kirn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Kirn
ISBN: 9780385521284 0385521286 9780307279453 0307279456
OCLC Number: 185032526
Description: 211 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Walter Kirn.

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Chronicles the author's trip through American higher education, where standardized tests, class rankings and gamesmanship stand in the way of true intellectual fulfillment, revealing the psychic costs of the American educational system.
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