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The Resource A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy

A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy

Label
A confederacy of dunces
Title
A confederacy of dunces
Statement of responsibility
John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
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Language
eng
Summary
Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the twentieth century, Ignatius propels his monstrous bulk among the flesh posts of the fallen city, documenting life on his Big Chief tablets as he goes, until his maroon-haired mother decrees that Ignatius must work
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Award
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1981.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
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059470
Cataloging source
HCO
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1937-1969
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Toole, John Kennedy
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1916-1990
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Percy, Walker
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True
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  • Mothers and sons
  • Young men
  • New Orleans (La.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
ix, 462 p.
Isbn
9780517122709
Lccn
94030317
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780517122709
  • (OCoLC)36034401
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
Publication
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
ix, 462 p.
Isbn
9780517122709
Lccn
94030317
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780517122709
  • (OCoLC)36034401

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