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The Cheese Monkeys: A Novel in Two Semesters
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Perennial
Publication date September 1, 2002
Pages 288
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060507404
ISBN-10 0060507403
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $13.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The side-splitting debut novel follows the career of Winter Sorbeck, a sadistic but brilliant art professor who forces his students to suffer through heartache and humiliation in order to learn. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

After 15 years of designing more than 1,500 book jackets at Knopf for such authors as Anne Rice and Michael Chrichton, Kidd has crafted an affecting an entertaining novel set at a state university in the late 1950s that is both slap-happily funny and heartbreakingly sad. The Cheese Monkeys is a college novel that takes place over a tightly written two semesters. The book is set in the late 1950s at State U, where the young narrator, has decided to major in art, much to his parents’ dismay. It is an autobiographical, coming-of-age novel which tells universally appealing stories of maturity, finding a calling in life, and being inspired by a loving, demanding, and highly eccentric teacher.



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780743214926
 
from Scribner (September 1, 2001)
9780743214926 | details & prices | 275 pages | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $25.00
About: This novel follows the career of Winter Sorbeck, a sadistic but brilliant art professor who forces his students to suffer in order to learn.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060507404 Book cover for 9780061452482
 
New edition from Perennial (January 1, 2008); titled "The Cheese Monkeys: A Novel in Two Semesters"
9780061452482 | details & prices | 274 pages | 5.25 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $13.99
About: After 15 years of designing more than 1,500 book jackets at Knopf for such authors as Anne Rice and Michael Chrichton, Kidd has crafted an affecting an entertaining novel set at a state university in the late 1950s that is both slap-happily funny and heartbreakingly sad.
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Reprint edition from Perennial (September 1, 2002); titled "The Cheese Monkeys: A Novel in Two Semesters"
9780060507404 | details & prices | 288 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $13.95
About: The side-splitting debut novel follows the career of Winter Sorbeck, a sadistic but brilliant art professor who forces his students to suffer through heartache and humiliation in order to learn.
Miscellaneous
Book cover for 9780743217552
 
from Scribner (July 4, 2002)
9780743217552 | details & prices | 288 pages | List price $16.99

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