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Vernon God Little : a 21st century comedy in the presence of death

Author: D B C Pierre
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vernon Gregory Little has secrets, but none of them - or so he assumes - have anything to do with the recent massacre of 16 students at his high school. This novel depicts simple humanity in a complex world and poses questions about culpability and priorities in a hypocritical, media-saturated world.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D B C Pierre
ISBN: 0571215165 9780571215164 0571215173 9780571215171
OCLC Number: 752899210
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Awards: Winner of Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2003
Winner of Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2003
Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 2003
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 2003
Short-listed for Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 2003
Description: 277 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: D.B.C. Pierre.

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