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A confederacy of dunces

Author: John Kennedy Toole; Walker Percy
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A spectacular, Pultizer Prize-winning novel by a master of comedy, beloved by readers and critics alike. The place is the French Quarter, the characters, denizens of New Orleans's lower depths.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kennedy Toole; Walker Percy
ISBN: 0807106577 9780807106570 0802130208 9780802130204
OCLC Number: 5336849
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1981.
Description: vii, 338 pages ; 24 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, a Read more...

 
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