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Lollygagging Years : When the Student Ain't Ready (Paperback) (Dennis R. Waller)

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One would imagine that back in the 1950's - absent all the digital, technical and social distractions - high school students safely tucked in the Heartland would focus on their educations. Not so with this group of pals bent on avoiding the boredom of the classroom and discomfort at home. Instead, their energies are devoted to creative mischief and hilarious adventures that will smoothly carry you from one quick escapade to another. Except for sports and accompanying unreal expectations, their only goal is to have a good time. You'll marvel not only at the level of mischief from over five decades ago, but at the storyteller's depth and degree of detail. A fellow author and friend explains it: "A good read, but obviously author Waller didn't waste any brain cells on academia..." This is a lighthearted sequel to the journalist's grade school recollections - "Walkin' Joe and the Midnight Marauders" - rated five stars by Amazon readers. As the title suggests in "Lollygagging," the irreverent boys are a bit older, but not necessarily grown up. Join them as they sneakily frolic behind, beneath and in front of quirky teachers and administrators. The old adage that "when the student is ready, the teacher will appear," doesn't yet apply, but were there an honor roll for trouble-making, these interesting characters would be on it.
Number of Pages: 291.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Author: Dennis R. Waller
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2016
TCIN: 52240565
UPC: 9781537130453
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-3007

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