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A confederacy of dunces

Author: John Kennedy Toole
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2006.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ordinary folk of New Orleans seem to think he is unhinged as well. Ignatius ignores them as he heaves his vast bulk through the city's fleshpots in a noble crusade against vice, modernity and ignorance. But his momma has a nasty surprise in store for him. Ignatius must get a job. Undaunted, he uses his new-found employment to further his mission and now he has a pirate costume and a hot-dog cart to do it with.
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Classical fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kennedy Toole
ISBN: 0141023465 9780141023465 9780141182865 0141182865 9780141045641 0141045647
OCLC Number: 782031531
Notes: Originally published in the USA by Louisiana State University Press, 1980.
Penguin Red Classic.
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1981.
Description: vii, 428 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy.

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"What a delight, what a roaring, rollicking, footstomping wonder this book is. I laughed until my sides ached, and then I laughed on."

 
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