The Education of Robert Nifkin (Paperback)

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The Education of Robert Nifkin is the education of a beatnik. Set in 1950s Chicago and conveyed in the form of a college essay, Robert Nifkin details his journey from a mind-numbing high school that smells to the curriculum-free carnival of a private school ruled by bohemians, beatniks, and freaks.

About the Author

Daniel Pinkwater lives with his wife, the illustrator and novelist Jill Pinkwater, and several dogs and cats in a very old farmhouse in New York’s Hudson River Valley.

Praise For…

"Pinkwater fans should appreciate the anarchy as well as the irreverent descriptions of high school life." School Library Journal

"Falling somewhere between Candide and Holden Caulfield, Robert is an inexperienced but savvy teen, with [a] capacity for sardonic observations that will have readers rocking with laughter." Kirkus Reviews —

Product Details
ISBN: 9780618552085
ISBN-10: 0618552081
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: May 30th, 2005
Pages: 192
Language: English