By Max Shulman
On his first day of faculty, 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, with a view to melt the blow, tells an absurd tale a couple of woman bullfighter. subsequent, the freshman will pay a trip to his highschool sweetheart to assert a heartfelt see you later, yet Lodestone l. a. Toole is extra attracted to hamburgers than vows of devotion. And whilst Asa ultimately arrives on the collage of Minnesota—wham!—he will get run over by means 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 specialist on “Merrie Olde England” who as soon as spent weeks on that far-off 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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