I need help identifying a book.
April 9, 2014 1:23 PM   Subscribe

I don't have much to go on. Who wants to take a stab at it?

All I remember about this sci-fi (futurism?) book is that the protagonist was affiliated to Tufts University, and he had a lot of indoor plants. I may not be remembering it right, but I believe a good portion of the book was given over to the care and maintenance of these plants. The one thing I am mostly sure about is the Tufts affiliation. Does this ring ANY bells?
posted by msali to Media & Arts (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Well, in a kinda mixed up way, maybe you're thinking of Tuf Voyaging
posted by Sophont at 1:29 PM on April 9, 2014 [1 favorite]

I went to Tufts and I've read a fair amount of sci-fi, and this rings no bells at all. Are you sure it's not another Boston-area school? Maybe call a reference librarian at the Tisch?
posted by Rock Steady at 6:54 PM on April 9, 2014

Response by poster: It was definitely Tufts, not Tisch, and it wasn't so much a fantasy as it was futuristic. I remember Tufts, I remember that the protagonist is lonely, and he takes care of plants.
posted by msali at 7:54 AM on April 10, 2014

The Tisch is a library at Tufts -- they're more likely to know about books featuring the university than pretty much anyone else.
posted by asperity at 9:05 PM on April 10, 2014

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