Format: Audio Book (CD)
Dimensions: 7.54 × 5.28 × 0.6 in
Published: December 1, 1998
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0786183101
ISBN - 13: 9780786183104
From the Publisher
Enter one of the most memorable characters in recent American fiction: Ignatius J. Reilly, an obese, self-absorbed, hapless Don Quixote of the French Quarter, whose half-hearted attempts at employment lead to a series of wacky adventures among the denizens of New Orleans' lower depths.
About the Author
John Kennedy Toole was born in New Orleans in 1937 and graduated from Tulane University. He earned a master's degree from Columbia University. While in high school, he wrote a humor column and a novel, The Neon Bible. He later taught at Hunter College in Manhattan, the University of Southwestern Louisiana, and St. Mary's Dominican College. His novel, Confederacy of Dunces, winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, was published years after he killed himself following its initial rejection by publishers.
1 M- Blackstone exclusive. Soon to be a major motion picture. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
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"A masterwork of comedy. The novel astonishes with its inventiveness; it lives in the play of its voices. A Confederacy of Dunces is nothing less than a grand comic fugue." New York Times Book Review