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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:   Print 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: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kennedy Toole; Walker Percy
ISBN: 0802130208 9780802130204
OCLC Number: 15366981
Description: 405 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: An Evergreen book
Responsibility: John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy.

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This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel has sold over three-quarters of a million copies and continues to earn critical acclaim. The story of one Ignatius J. Reilly, a "Don Quixote of the French Quarter",  Read more...

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Pulitzer Prize Winner A masterwork . . . the novel astonishes with its inventiveness . . . it is nothing less than a grand comic fugue. "The New York Times Book Review" A corker, an epic comedy, a Read more...

 
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