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The English major / Jim Harrison.

By: Harrison, Jim, 1937-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : [Berkeley, CA] : Grove Press ; distributed by Publishers Group West, c2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 255 p. : map ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780802118639; 0802118631.Subject(s): Life change events -- Fiction | Middle-aged men -- Fiction | Teachers -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Family -- FictionGenre/Form: Humorous fiction. | Psychological fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: Cliff, a sixty-something man, divorced and robbed of his farm by a late-blooming real estate shark of an ex-wife, takes a road trip across America, armed with a childhood puzzle of the United States and a mission to rename all the states and state birds to overcome the banal names men have given them. Cliff's adventures take him through a whirlwind affair with a former student from his high school-teacher days twenty-some years before, to a "snake farm" in Arizona owned by an old classmate; and to the high-octane existence of his son, a big-time movie producer in San Francisco.
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Cliff, a sixty-something man, divorced and robbed of his farm by a late-blooming real estate shark of an ex-wife, takes a road trip across America, armed with a childhood puzzle of the United States and a mission to rename all the states and state birds to overcome the banal names men have given them. Cliff's adventures take him through a whirlwind affair with a former student from his high school-teacher days twenty-some years before, to a "snake farm" in Arizona owned by an old classmate; and to the high-octane existence of his son, a big-time movie producer in San Francisco.

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