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Congratulations! Now What?: A Book for Graduates

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Publisher Comments:

Just as a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, so a spoonful of humor helps the wisdom go down. In Congratulations! Now What America's funnyman Bill Cosby gently ribs college graduates about their time spent--or lost--in the hallowed halls of the university and postulates what four years of higher education have suited them for: "[If no job offer] ever turns up with a four-day week, a three-hour lunch, and a holiday for Count Basie's birthday, you still might be able to make a few dollars on Jeopardy." But he also assures graduates that their studies were not in vain and bestows advice to job seekers. Those who acquired several piercings while in school are cautioned to make sure the studs and hoops are shined before going to an interview. Those who are buffing their first professional r+sum+ are advised to strike a tone somewhere between "lyrical lying and fanciful fraud." Cosby, whose successful career as a humorist has always turned on his affection for kids, is a regular speaker at college commencements--in the chapter "As I Look Out at Your Foggy Faces," he says it's a hobby of his--and this 130-page book collects bons mots and sage advice from speeches given because he has "a feeling for anesthesiology."Graduates--and their now-broke parents--will find a reason to smile on every page. --Brenda Pittsley

Synopsis:

In these hilarious short takes on the joys and frustrations of college lifeQand the realities of life after collegeQCosby provides graduates and their parents with what they need most: a dose of humor and down-to-earth advice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786865727
Author:
Cosby, Bill
Publisher:
Hyperion Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Job Hunting
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
College graduates
Subject:
College graduates -- Employment -- Humor.
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
College graduates -- Employment.
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Hardcover Aazine</i></i>
Publication Date:
19990531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.25 x 5 in 8 oz
Age Level:
from 18

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