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Wilson : a consideration of the sources

Author: David Mamet
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When the Internet--and the collective memory of the 21st century--crashes, the past is reassembled from the downloaded memories of Ginger, wife of ex-President Wilson. The transcripts take the reader on an intellectually breathtaking tour. In Mamet's baroque, fragmented world, nothing is certain except the certainty of academics. In playing with the ideas of perception, understanding, and accuracy, he dares to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mamet
ISBN: 0571201873 9780571201877
OCLC Number: 43632864
Notes: "Containing the original notes, errata, commentary, and the preface to the second edition."
Description: xv, 336 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David Mamet.

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A literary jeu d'esprit, a modern-day Tristram Shandy, a hilarious satire on false scholarship, Wilson is David Mamet at his best and most mischievous. When the internet - and the collective memory  Read more...

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