True Gentlemen: The Broken Pledge of America's Fraternities

True Gentlemen: The Broken Pledge of America's Fraternities

by John Hechinger


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610396820
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 09/26/2017
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 555,286
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

John Hechinger, a senior editor at Bloomberg News, was a 2011 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Public Service and a two-time winner of the George Polk Award for his reporting on education. Before joining Bloomberg in 2010, he was a senior special writer at The Wall Street Journal, where he focused on education and finance. A graduate of Yale University, he lives near Boston with his wife and daughter.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1 Vice

1 Drinking Games 15

2 Broken Pledges 47

3 Sexual Assault Expected 73

4 The SAE Law 107

Part 2 Legacy

5 Sing, Brothers, Sing 137

6 Discriminating Gentlemen 169

7 Old Row 189

Part 3 Rebirth

8 The Phoenix 215

9 The Lions 231

Conclusion 249

Acknowledgments 255

Notes 259

Index 287

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True Gentlemen: The Broken Pledge of America's Fraternities 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Deb-Krenzer More than 1 year ago
This was a very interesting in depth look at fraternities across America and the increase of binge drinking on campus. It was pretty interesting until about 3/4 of the way and I felt like I had had enough of the statistics and the stories. It was amazing that it seemed to be only one fraternity that was having the alcohol problems for the most part. As I never got the chance to go to college (I did take night courses), I pretty much requested it just to check it out. A very informative book that you could tell the author did a lot of research for and interesting for the most part. Thanks to Perseus Books and Net Galley for providing me with a free e-galley in exchange for an honest, unbiased review.