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A Campus Novel About Leaving Campus Behind

Nora Bibel, laif, Redux

Jeffrey Eugenides
September 04, 2011 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Whether swallows return willingly to Capistrano only ornithologists know, but the campus novel is with us unto the end of time—or at least until virtual campuses drive real ones out of business.

Its lineage dates back as far as the individual...

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