A Confederacy Of Dunces: 20th

Paperback | June 14, 2000

byToole, John KennedyForeword byWalker Percy

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A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans' lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures" (Henry Kisor, Chicago Sun-Times)."

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We live in a society that is obsessed with beautiful people and beautiful bodies. But Ignatius J. Reilly is a huge beast of a man and a refreshing change. In A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole presents his comic masterpiece with original characters and plots that readers will love. This 20th anniversary edition is an esse...

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A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans' lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and t...

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 Coll...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.5 × 5.75 × 1.1 inPublished:June 14, 2000Publisher:Grove/AtlanticLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0802130208

ISBN - 13:9780802130204

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We live in a society that is obsessed with beautiful people and beautiful bodies. But Ignatius J. Reilly is a huge beast of a man and a refreshing change. In A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole presents his comic masterpiece with original characters and plots that readers will love. This 20th anniversary edition is an essential addition to all John Kennedy Tool fans.