Cow Country

  • by Adrian Jones Pearson
  • Narrated by Therese Plummer, LJ Ganser
  • 20 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When a down-on-his-luck educational administrator arrives at the makeshift bus shelter of Cow Eye Junction, he finds a drought-stricken town and its community college on the precipice of institutional ruin. Struggling to navigate this strange world of bloated calf scrota, orgiastic math instruction, and onrushing regional accreditors, Charlie must devise a plan to lead Cow Eye Community College through the perils of continuous improvement to the triumphant culmination of world history.
Idiosyncratic, wry, and ambitiously constructed, Cow Country is Adrian Jones Pearson's most American work yet, deftly blending the lunacies of contemporary academia with the tragic consequences of New World nation building. A must-listen for anyone who has ever worked at an institution of higher education or attempted to straddle partisan lines, this insightful novel offers a poetic requiem for the loss of our humanity - and our humanities.

More

See More Like This

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Moo

This was a real let-down. I had thought it might be like the TV show, "Community", ok, it had some of the same problems the dean has with having to be PC to the extreme; but there was no comedy there.

Rather - there was comedy, but it was like "The Office", I never got it or why everyone finds Ricky Gervais so funny.

Pretty much as the blurb says, a new teacher must help a failing college gain accrediation.
Read full review

- sarahmoose2000

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-02-2016
  • Publisher: Audible Studios