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Thorstein Veblen (People)

"And last, but by no means least, Thorstein Veblen. Enjoy."

This Norwegian-American economist wrote the classic Theory of the Leisure Class, in which he criticized consumerism way before it was popular to do so. He also helped found the New School. It is probably safe to say the student who needed Veronica's Help Desk help was an economics major. Veronica has apparently become acclimated to the library so quickly, she knows just what he needs.

3.03 "Wichita Linebacker"

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