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An Odyssey

A Father, a Son, and an Epic

by Daniel Mendelsohn

Hardcover, 306 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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A Father, a Son, and an Epic
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Presents the story of a father and son's transformative shared journey in reading in the wake of the father's late-in-life enrollment in his son's undergraduate seminar, where the two engaged in debates over how to interpret Homer's classic masterpiece.