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The Resource Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite & the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz

Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite & the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz

Label
Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite & the way to a meaningful life
Title
Excellent sheep
Title remainder
the miseducation of the American elite & the way to a meaningful life
Statement of responsibility
William Deresiewicz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A sharp look at the high-pressure conveyor belt that begins with parents and counselors who demand perfect grades and culminates in the skewed applications Deresiewicz saw firsthand as a member of Yale's admissions committee. As schools shift focus from the humanities to 'practical' subjects like economics and computer science, students are losing the ability to think in innovative ways
Cataloging source
TANCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deresiewicz, William
Dewey number
378.73
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
General adult
LC call number
LA227.4
LC item number
.D74 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Mel Foster
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foster, Mel
  • Tantor Media
  • Recorded Books, LLC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education, Higher
  • Universities and colleges
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
  • Critical thinking
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Reasoning
  • Universities and colleges
  • United States
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Label
Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite & the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz
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Publication
Copyright
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  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 sound discs (8.5 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494502904
Isbn Type
(retail ed.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD13164
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn878669871
  • (OCoLC)878669871
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite & the way to a meaningful life, William Deresiewicz
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 sound discs (8.5 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494502904
Isbn Type
(retail ed.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD13164
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn878669871
  • (OCoLC)878669871
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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