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The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49

by Thomas Pynchon

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ISBN 13
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HarperCollins Publishers, 1999. Paperback. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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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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Title
The Crying of Lot 49
Author
Thomas Pynchon
Format/Binding
Paperback
Book Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
10
ISBN 10
0060931671
ISBN 13
9780060931674
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Place of Publication
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.s.a.
Date Published
1999

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