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The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49

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The Crying of Lot 49

by Pynchon, Thomas

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near fine: stated first edition on copyright page, tight binding, clean pages, some signs of fading on outer edges, bumped at sp/near fine: spot of sticker residue visible on spine (pictured), sign of tiny (
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About This Item

Lippincott, 1966. first. hardcover. near fine: stated first edition on copyright page, tight binding, clean pages, some signs of fading on outer edges, bumped at spine ends, otherwise fine/near fine: spot of sticker residue visible on spine (pictured), sign of tiny (. A beautiful first edition copy of Pynchon's second novel. #00041.

Synopsis

The Crying of Lot 49 is a novel by Thomas Pynchon. The shortest of Pynchon's novels and often considered his most accessible, the book is about a woman, Oedipa Maas, possibly unearthing the centuries-old conflict between two mail distribution companies, Thurn und Taxis and the Trystero (or Tristero). The former actually existed, and was the first firm to distribute postal mail; the latter is Pynchon's invention. The novel is often classified as a notable example of postmodern fiction.

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Bookseller
Matthew's Books LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
64
Title
The Crying of Lot 49
Author
Pynchon, Thomas
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - near fine: stated first edition on copyright page, tight binding, clean pages, some signs of fading on outer edges, bumped at sp
Jacket Condition
near fine: spot of sticker residue visible on spine (pictured), sign of tiny (
Quantity Available
1
Edition
first
Publisher
Lippincott
Date Published
1966
Keywords
fiction, literature, pynchon, first edition

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