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Inherent vice / Thomas Pynchon.

Inherent vice / Thomas Pynchon.
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ISBN 9781784700416 (paperback)
178470041X (paperback)
Author Pynchon, Thomas author.
Title Inherent vice / Thomas Pynchon.
Publisher/Date London : Vintage Books, 2015.
copyright2009
Pagination etc. 369 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents note Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2009.
Summary Note It's been a while since Doc Sportello has seen his ex-girlfriend. Suddenly out of nowhere she shows up with a story about a plot to kidnap a billionaire land developer whom she just happens to be in love with. It's the tail end of the psychedelic sixties in L.A., and Doc knows that "love" is another one of those words going around at the moment, like "trip" or "groovy," except that this one usually leads to trouble. In this lively yarn, Thomas Pynchon, working in an unaccustomed genre, provides a classic illustration of the principle that if you can remember the sixties, you weren't there...or...if you were there, then you...or, wait is it...
Subject Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction
Nineteen sixties -- Fiction
Noir fiction.
Shelf Location F PYNC
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