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A confederacy of dunces

Author: John Kennedy Toole
Publisher: New York : Grove Press : Distributed by Random House, 1981, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st black cat 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
ISBN: 0394178009 9780394178004
OCLC Number: 7248028
Description: 415 pages ; 18 cm
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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