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American Nerd: The Story of My People

American Nerd: The Story of My People - Benjamin Nugent Benjamin Nugent delves into the subculture and history of the nerd, from early beginnings through World of Warcraft and anime nerds of the present day. Nugent walks a fine line between sociological study and personal memoir as he recalls the Dungeons and Dragons sessions of his youth. American Nerd is an engaging exploration into the archetype, for those who care to make the trip.
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