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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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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
Awards note
"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize."
Cataloging source
DLC
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1937-1969
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Toole, John Kennedy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.O54
LC item number
C66 1980
Literary form
novels
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1916-1990
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Percy, Walker
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  • Mothers and sons
  • Young men
  • Mothers and sons
  • Young men
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Louisiana
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Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 394 pages
Isbn
9780802130204
Lccn
87000408
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463827761
  • (OCoLC)463827761
  • 2920846
Label
A confederacy of dunces, John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 394 pages
Isbn
9780802130204
Lccn
87000408
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn463827761
  • (OCoLC)463827761
  • 2920846

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