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A confederacy of dunces

Author: John Kennedy Toole
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©1980
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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I.J. Reilly is a 30-year-old self-proclaimed genius out to reform the entire twentieth century, which doesn't leave him much time for an ordinary 9-to-5 job. Then Mrs. Reilly pushes her son out of the nest and into the working world of New Orleans--a decision with unforseeably hillarious results.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kennedy Toole
ISBN: 0802130208 9780802130204
OCLC Number: 44430458
Description: 405 pages ; 21 cm
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, Read more...

 
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