The Crankiest Student In Your Class? That's Your Dad.

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September 30, 2017
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Classics professor Daniel Mendelsohn was surprised—and unnerved—when his 81-year father enrolled in his seminar on "The Odyssey." And then delighted to see how his dad’s cranky comments about the Greek hero excited his students. The experience, plus a Mediterranean cruise retracing Odysseus’ journey, brought Daniel closer to his dad.

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