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The wig

Author: Charles Wright
Publisher: San Francisco : Mercury House, ©2003.
Series: NEA heritage & preservation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Wig is the story of Lester Jefferson, a young man of great good will, whose repeated attempts to become a part of "The Great Society" are doomed in advance. Aided, thwarted, and confused by numerous, curious companions, Lester conducts his inevitable search for happiness in a series of absurdist misadventures that begin with the transformation of the hair on his head into burnished silken curls."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wright, Charles, 1932-2008.
Wig.
San Francisco : Mercury House, ©2003
(OCoLC)606926546
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Wright
ISBN: 1562791273 9781562791278
OCLC Number: 51235417
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1966. With new introd.
Description: ix, 176 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: NEA heritage & preservation series.
Responsibility: Charles Wright ; with an introduction by Ishmael Reed.
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"The Wig is the story of Lester Jefferson, a young man of great good will, whose repeated attempts to become a part of "The Great Society" are doomed in advance. Aided, thwarted, and confused by numerous, curious companions, Lester conducts his inevitable search for happiness in a series of absurdist misadventures that begin with the transformation of the hair on his head into burnished silken curls."--Jacket.

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