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The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt

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The grandson of political philosopher Sidney Hook and ivy-league educated former clerk for a federal judge recounts his decision to leave the professional world to experiment with the norms and conventions of society, an effort that prompted him to don women's skirts and espadrilles as part of an effort to define himself. A first book.

About the Author

Jon-Jon Goulian was born in 1968 and grew up in La Jolla, California. After attending Columbia College and NYU Law School, he worked as a law clerk for a federal judge in North Carolina, and then as an assistant to Robert Silvers of The New York Review of Books. He now lives, by himself, in South Wardsboro, Vermont, where he spends most of his time gardening. The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt is his first book.

Table of Contents

Introduction — Prologue: Greetings from La Jolla — An unwilling host — Vertigo — Boy meets girl — "Are you gay?" — "Remember: always carry a dime to call the police!" — The vegetable monster — "This is not Romper Room, sweetie. This is a place of business" — Most likely to be remembered — The farewell party — Epilogue: Greetings from South Wardsboro.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679604488
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
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Author:
Goulian, Jon-Jon
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Publication Date:
20110503
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
336

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