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The crying of lot 49 / Thomas Pynchon.

The crying of lot 49 / Thomas Pynchon.
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ISBN 0062334417 (paperback)
9780062334411 (paperback)
Author Pynchon, Thomas author.
Title The crying of lot 49 / Thomas Pynchon.
Publisher/Date New York, N.Y. : Harper Perennial/Modern classics, 2014.
Pagination etc. 152 pages ; 21 cm.
Summary Note The Crying of Lot 49 is Thomas Pynchon's classic satire of modern America, about Oedipa Maas, a woman who finds herself enmeshed in what would appear to be an international conspiracy.When her ex-lover, wealthy real-estate tycoon Pierce Inverarity, dies and designates her the coexecutor of his estate, California housewife Oedipa Maas is thrust into a paranoid mystery of metaphors, symbols, and the United States Postal Service. Traveling across Southern California, she meets some extremely interesting characters, and attains a not inconsiderable amount of self-knowledge.
Subject Administration of estates -- Fiction
Married women -- Fiction
American fiction -- 20th century
Shelf Location F PYNC
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