Published by Creative Arts Book Company, 2000
Softback, no illustrations.
A satire on US college life. Alix, looking for a college to attend, is touring a 6th campus in a rural setting. Dozing off in an assembly, she tumbles down a chute into a new wonderland: with bats in the belfry, marbles rolling about the floors and the Mad Hatter singing a song of lament as an assistant professor. During her journey, she gains confidence until she creates her own major…
Jeanne Purdy is a lecturer in Humanities and Women’s Studies in the States.
My copy is an old library book, so is a bit tatty.
Available on amazon: Alix in Academe Mine was bought through abebooks.