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Gravity's rainbow

Author: Thomas Pynchon
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1995.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In war-torn England, WWII U.S. soldier Lieutenant Tyrone Slothrop is targeted by British intelligence. His map of sexual conquests exactly matches the map created by locations of recent German rocket bombs. Slothrop flees the suspicious superpowers in an attempt to find the mysterious Rocket 00000, which may hold the answers.
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Genre/Form: War stories
Science fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pynchon, Thomas.
Roma : Pynchon, 1997, ©1996
(OCoLC)664314138
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pynchon
ISBN: 0140188592 9780140188592
OCLC Number: 32513609
Description: 760 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Pynchon.
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In war-torn England, WWII U.S. soldier Lieutenant Tyrone Slothrop is targeted by British intelligence. His map of sexual conquests exactly matches the map created by locations of recent German rocket bombs. Slothrop flees the suspicious superpowers in an attempt to find the mysterious Rocket 00000, which may hold the answers.

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