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Emmaus Public Library FIC CARROLL, KENT (Text) 36446002013590 New Adult Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781643131931
  • ISBN: 1643131931
  • Physical Description: vi, 248 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2020.

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"A novel based on a true story"--Cover.
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Summary, etc.:
The novel traces Toole's life in New Orleans through his adolescence, his stay at Columbia University in New York, his attempts to escape the burden of his demanding mother and his weak father, his retreat into a world of his own creation, and finally the invention of astonishing characters that came to living reality for both readers (and the author himself) in his prize-winning A Confederacy of Dunces.
Subject: Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969. Confederacy of dunces > Fiction.
Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969 > Biography > Fiction.
Publishers and publishing > United States > Fiction.
Authors > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
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