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Around Harvard Square / by C.J. Farley.

Author/Creator:
Farley, Christopher John, author.
Publication:
Brooklyn, NY : Black Sheep, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
288 pages ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
Massachusetts -- Fiction.
United States.
Massachusetts.
African American students -- Fiction.
College students -- United States -- Fiction.
Harvard University -- Students -- Fiction.
African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
College student newspapers and periodicals -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
Secrecy -- Fiction.
Harvard University.
Students.
Secrecy.
College students.
College student newspapers and periodicals.
African American students.
African Americans.
Form/Genre:
Novels.
Humorous fiction.
Campus fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Fiction.
History.
Humorous fiction.
Campus fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Novels.
Summary:
"It's the nineties, and Tosh Livingston, straight-A student and superstar athlete, is living the dream--he's made it out of upstate New York and into the incoming freshman class at Harvard University. But after an accident blows up his basketball-playing hopes, he discovers a new purpose in life--to win the frenzied competition for a spot on the staff of the Harvard Harpoon, the school's legendary humor magazine. Along with Lao, his pot-smoking roommate from China, their friend Meera, a passive-aggressive science major from India, and Zippa, a Jamaican student-activist with a flair for cartooning, Tosh finds that becoming a member of the Harpoon is weirder and more dangerous than anyone could have imagined. Success requires pushing themselves to their limits and unearthing long-buried secrets that will rock their school and change all of their lives forever."--Publisher.
Notes:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Image Awards Outstanding Literary Work - Youth/Teens, Winner, 2020
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9781617757143
1617757144
OCLC:
1050961896