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The broom of the system

Author: David Foster Wallace
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1990 and the place is a slightly altered Cleveland, Ohio. Lenore's great-grandmother has disappeared with twenty-five other inmates of the Shaker Heights Nursing Home. Her beau, and boss, Rick Vigorous, is insanely jealous, and her cockatiel, Vlad the Impaler, has suddenly started spouting a mixture of psycho-babble, Auden, and the King James Bible.--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster Wallace
ISBN: 0142002429 9780142002421 0670812307 9780670812301
OCLC Number: 55873635
Description: 467 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: David Foster Wallace.
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The year is 1990 and the place is a slightly altered Cleveland, Ohio. Lenore's great-grandmother has disappeared with twenty-five other inmates of the Shaker Heights Nursing Home. Her beau, and boss, Rick Vigorous, is insanely jealous, and her cockatiel, Vlad the Impaler, has suddenly started spouting a mixture of psycho-babble, Auden, and the King James Bible.--Publisher's description.

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