Barefoot Boy with Cheek: A Novel by Max Shulman

By Max Shulman

A wild and witty satire of yankee collage existence from the writer of The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

On his first day of school, farm boy Asa Hearthrug enthusiastically jumps out of bed—and discovers that his pajama pants are stuck within the bedsprings. He learns that his puppy has died, and his father, which will melt the blow, tells an absurd tale a couple of girl bullfighter. subsequent, the freshman will pay a trip to his highschool sweetheart to assert a heartfelt so long, yet Lodestone los angeles Toole is extra attracted to hamburgers than vows of devotion. And while Asa eventually arrives on the collage of Minnesota—wham!—he will get run over by way of a frat boy’s convertible.
 
Max Shulman’s bestselling debut novel, written while he used to be virtually as fresh-faced as his protagonist, delightfully skewers each sacred cow of collegiate existence. From the school professional on “Merrie Olde England” who as soon as spent weeks on that far away land to the sidewalk booby-trap utilized by the Alpha Cholera fraternity to round-up reluctant pledges, Barefoot Boy with Cheek bursts on the seams with outrageous characters, delirious set items, and gut-busting one-liners.

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