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Infinite jest : a novel

Author: David Foster Wallace
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Company, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A spoof on our culture featuring a drug-and-alcohol rehabilitation house near Boston. The center becomes a hotbed of revolutionary activity by Quebec separatists in revolt against the Organization of North American Nations which now rules the continent.
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Genre/Form: Tennis stories
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Humorous stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster Wallace
ISBN: 0316920045 9780316920049 0316921173 9780316921176 9780349121086 0349121087 0349108773 9780349108773
OCLC Number: 32738491
Description: 1079 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Southwestern University (4 --
AUS).
Responsibility: David Foster Wallace.
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"Overall, the chapters take a diversity of approaches, and at the same time portray the diversity and also complexity involved in the sharing of sacred spaces in this region." --Journal of the Royal Read more...

 
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Best Book of the Last 10 Years!

by srharris19 (WorldCat user published 2007-05-06) Excellent Permalink
I've often heard this book described as "difficult." Nonsense! It's long. It's complex. It's challenging. It covers lots of weighty subject matter. But it's also funny, intriguing, stimulating, and touching.Yes, I really meant "touching." For all the talk about how Wallace plays games with the reader,...
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