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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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Vintage/Ebury (a Division of R, 1996. Paperback. Acceptable. Readable copy. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. ~ 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 - Acceptable
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4
ISBN 10
0099532611
ISBN 13
9780099532613
Publisher
Vintage/Ebury (a Division of R
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1996

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