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A confederacy of dunces

Author: John Kennedy Toole
Publisher: New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ignatius J. Reilly is a 30-year-old, self-proclaimed genius out to reform the entire 20th century, which doesn't leave him time for an ordinary nine-to-five job. Then one day Mrs. Reilly pushes her reluctant son out of the nest and into the working world of New Orleans, a decision with unforseeably hilarious results.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kennedy Toole
ISBN: 0140058893 9780140058895
OCLC Number: 225527014
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1981
Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1981
Description: 405 pages
Responsibility: John Kennedy Toole.

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Ignatius J. Reilly is a 30-year-old, self-proclaimed genius out to reform the entire 20th century, which doesn't leave him time for an ordinary nine-to-five job. Then one day Mrs. Reilly pushes her reluctant son out of the nest and into the working world of New Orleans, a decision with unforseeably hilarious results.

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