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A confederacy of dunces

Author: John Kennedy Toole; Walker Percy
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 1987, ©1980.
Series: An Evergreen book
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Evergreen edView all editions and formats
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Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh posts of the fallen city, documenting life on his Big Chief tablets as he goes, until his maroon-haired  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kennedy Toole; Walker Percy
ISBN: 0802130208 9780802130204 0802130186 9780802130181
OCLC Number: 15366981
Description: 405 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: An Evergreen book
Responsibility: John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy.

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Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh posts of the fallen city, documenting life on his Big Chief tablets as he goes, until his maroon-haired mother decrees that Ignatius must work.

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