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Being There by Jerzy Kosinski

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$25

This Great Books class is sold out. Please email human@unc.edu with your First & Last name, and phone number to be added to the waitlist.

featuring Eliza Rose, Assistant Professor of Central European Studies

 

A modern classic as wise and timely as ever

Being There is the story of a mysterious man who finds himself at the center of Wall Street and Washington power—including his role as a policy adviser to the president—despite the fact that no one is quite sure where he comes from, or what he is actually talking about. It is a brilliantly satiric look at the unreality of American media culture that is, if anything, more trenchant now than ever.  —Grove Press

A quirky, brilliant novel starring Chauncey Gardiner, an enigmatic man who rises from nowhere to become a media phenomenon.   Newsweek

Being There is one of those rare books which echoes in the mind long after you have finished it. It will survive as a seminal work of the Seventies.  New York Post

 

Meeting Date: Wednesday, October 7

Cost: $25, includes a copy of the book shipped to your home

Register online or call 919.962.1544

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Date:
October 7
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$25
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