The Graduate by Charles Webb 1963 The New American Library

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Check out "The Graduate" by Charles Webb, a striking novel from 1963 that's all about figuring out life after college. This hardcover book tells a story that still resonates today.

Meet Benjamin Braddock, a recent college grad who's back at his parents' place and seriously questioning what's next. Unsure about diving into graduate school or joining the workforce, Benjamin stumbles into a complicated relationship with Mrs. Robinson, making things even more confusing.

Things take a turn when Elaine Robinson, Mrs. Robinson's daughter, enters the picture, and Benjamin finds himself caught in a messy triangle. Through humor and sharp observations, "The Graduate" explores love, idealism, and the struggle to find one's place in the world.

Key Points:

  • Title: The Graduate
  • Author: Charles Webb
  • Publication Year: 1963
  • Publisher: The New American Library
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Page Count: 191
  • Dimensions: 9x6x1 inches
  • Condition: The cover shows wear; note the back dust jacket wear, but the story inside is timeless.

Why This Book Rocks:

  1. Benjamin's journey is something many of us can relate to—figuring out what to do after school.
  2. The dynamic between Benjamin, Mrs. Robinson, and Elaine is legendary, making for a compelling read.
  3. Love, conflict, and searching for meaning - this book tackles it all with humor and depth. 

Find Your Direction with "The Graduate"

"The Graduate" isn't just another story; it's a window into the ups and downs of navigating life's big questions. Perfect for anyone who's ever felt a bit lost or is curious about the choices we make and where they lead us.


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