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Publisher Comments:

Ben Dolnick was born in 1982 and grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He graduated from Columbia University, where he studied English and writing. He has worked as a zookeeper at the Central Park Zoo, a bookseller, a research assistant in an immunology lab, and a tutor. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Zoology is his first novel.

Synopsis:

After flunking out of college, Henry Elinsky moves to New York and takes a job at a children's zoo, enjoying his new role as a wage-earner and non-failure, until he falls for beautiful, wise-cracking Margaret, his family begins to crumble around him, and he makes a terrible mistake at his job, in a debut coming-of-age novel. Original.

Synopsis:

Zoology is the story of Henry Elinsky, a college flunk-out who takes a job at the Central Park Zoo and discovers that becoming an adult takes a lot more than just a weekly paycheck.

About the Author

Ben is 23 years-old and graduated from Columbia in 2004. He lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307386540
Subtitle:
A Novel
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Dolnick, Ben
Author:
Ben Dolnick
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Employees
Subject:
Zoos
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Problem families
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literature-Coming of Age
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20070508
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
291
Age Level:
Literature-Coming of Age

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Coming of Age
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Family Life

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Product details 291 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307386540 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , After flunking out of college, Henry Elinsky moves to New York and takes a job at a children's zoo, enjoying his new role as a wage-earner and non-failure, until he falls for beautiful, wise-cracking Margaret, his family begins to crumble around him, and he makes a terrible mistake at his job, in a debut coming-of-age novel. Original.
"Synopsis" by , Zoology is the story of Henry Elinsky, a college flunk-out who takes a job at the Central Park Zoo and discovers that becoming an adult takes a lot more than just a weekly paycheck.
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