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Vanity fair's schools for scandal : the inside dramas at 16 of America's most elite campuses--plus Oxford! / edited by Graydon Carter ; with an introduction by Cullen Murphy.

Carter, Graydon, (editor.).
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  • ISBN: 9781501173745
  • ISBN: 150117374X
  • Physical Description: vii, 388 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction / Cullen Murphy -- Secrets & rituals. Yale's skull and bones club: "Powerful secrets" / Alexandra Robbins -- Oxford's dangerous sports club: "Extreme Oxford" / Brett Martin -- Morality tales. Hillsdale College: "Deadly devotion" / Sam Tanenhaus -- St. Paul's School: "Dangerous privilege" / Todd S. Purdum -- Miss Porter's school: "The code of Miss Porter's" / Evgenia Peretz -- Stanford Graduate School of Business: "Case study in scandal" / David Margolick -- Phantom charges. Duke Lacrosse case: "That championship scandal" / Buzz Bissinger -- UVA-Rolling Stone case: "Shadows on the lawn" / Sarah Ellison -- Campus controversial. Kent School headmaster vs. Family guy's Seth MacFarlane: "The Kent School mystery" / Michael Shnayerson -- Transylvania University art heist: "Majoring in crime" / John Falk -- Perilous patterns. Phillips Exeter Academy: "Exeter's passion play" / Jesse Kornbluth -- St. Paul's School: "A private-school affair" / Alex Shoumatoff -- United States Air Force Academy: "Code of dishonor" / Clara Bingham -- Marlborough School: "The prep school and the predator" / Evgenia Peretz -- St. George's School: "St. George's hidden dragons" / Benjamin Wallace -- Follow the money. Harvard: "Rich Harvard, poor Harvard" / Nina Munk -- Columbia's St. Anthony Hall: "Hall of secrets" / John Sedgwick -- Trump University: "Big hair on campus" / William D. Cohan.
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A collection of essays focuses on the political, sexual, and administrative scandals that have recently rocked college and prep school campuses, from the Duke lacrosse team's rape case to the allegations against the now-closed Trump University.
Subject: Universities and colleges > Corrupt practices > United States.
Scandals > United States.
Preparatory schools > Corrupt practices > United States.

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