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One flew over the cuckoo's nest

Author: Ken Kesey
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2005.
Series: Penguin modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tyrannical Nurse Ratched rules her ward in an Oregon State mental hospital with a strict and unbending routine. But her regime is disrupted by the arrival of McMurphy, who resolves to oppose her rules on behalf of his fellow inmates. His struggle is seen through the eyes of a seemingly mute half-Indian patient who understands McMurphy's heroic attempt to do battle with the powers that keep them imprisoned.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Kesey
ISBN: 9780141187884 0141187883
OCLC Number: 692451831
Notes: Originally published: New York: Viking; London: Methuen, 1962.
Description: xxii, 281 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics
Responsibility: Ken Kesey, with illustrations and a preface by the author ; introduction by Robert Faggen.

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