Uproar by Jack MacleodUproar by Jack Macleod


byJack Macleod

Paperback | November 1, 2008

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J. T. McLaughlin is a Professor of Economics who appears blessed until his wife of twenty-four years suddenly ups and leaves him. J. T. becomes despondent. At this point Zinger, a high-school chum and journalist, bursts upon the scene. Amidst the machinations of academia, passionate encounters at Catholic spas, and slanderous accusations of sexist, racist and homophobic behaviour, MacLeod creates an exhilarating romp through the pressing issues of the day.

Jack MacLeod was born in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1932. He received a BA and MA in Economics from the University of Saskatchewan before moving east to pursue a PhD in Political Science at the University of Toronto. He was a professor at the University of Toronto from 1959 to 1996, gradually shifting from academic writing and editing to ...
Title:UproarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.78 × 5.62 × 1.06 inPublished:November 1, 2008Publisher:Porcupine's QuillLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0889843066

ISBN - 13:9780889843066


Editorial Reviews

`An exuberantly satirical romp through the thickets of academe.'

- Richard B. Wright