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Gravity's rainbow

Author: Thomas Pynchon
Publisher: London : Vintage : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Tyrone Slothrop, a GI in London in 1944, has a big problem. Whenever he gets an erection, a Blitz bomb hits. Slothrop gets excited, and then, "a screaming comes across the sky," heralding an angel of death, a V-2 rocket. Soon Tyrone is on the run from legions of bizarre enemies through the phantasmagoric horrors of Germany.
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Genre/Form: Modern fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pynchon
ISBN: 9780099533214 0099533219
OCLC Number: 851785173
Reproduction Notes: Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 1973.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 912 pages ; 20 x 13 x 5 cm
Responsibility: Thomas Pynchon.

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Tyrone Slothrop, a GI in London in 1944, has a big problem. Whenever he gets an erection, a Blitz bomb hits. Slothrop gets excited, and then, "a screaming comes across the sky," heralding an angel of death, a V-2 rocket. Soon Tyrone is on the run from legions of bizarre enemies through the phantasmagoric horrors of Germany.

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