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Wonder Boys

Wonder Boys

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Meet The Wonder Boys – Grady, an aging writer and Crabtree, whose relentless debauchery is capsizing his career.

  • ISBN: 978-1857024050
  • Genre: Fiction

What you need to know before your trail

The SAGE Library in Social and Personality Psychology Methods provides students and researchers with an understanding of the methods and techniques essential to conducting cutting-edge research.Each volume within the Library explains a specific topic and has been written by an active scholar (or scholars) with expertise in that particular methodological domain. Assuming no prior knowledge of the topic, the volumes are clear and accessible for all readers. In each volume, a topic is introduced, applications are discussed, and readers are led step by step through worked examples. In addition, advice about how to interpret and prepare results for publication are presented.

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The Pittsburgh of Michael Chabon

The novel grew from Chabon’s own concerns with completing an unrealized noveland so he decided to write a story about, in part, an author who couldn’t finish his own work. The main character of Grady Tripp is allegedly based on University of Pittsburgh professor, Chuck Kinder, who taught the undergraduate Chabon in the early 1980s.

Wonder Boys was made into a film and was filmed in Pittsburgh, including locations at Carnegie Mellon University, Chatham College, and Shady Side Academy. Other locations included Beaver, Rochester, and Rostraver Township.

BookTrail Boarding Pass: Wonder Boys

Destination/Location: Pittsburgh Author: Michael Chabon Departure: 2000s

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