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The Crying of Lot 49

A Novel

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Thomas Pynchon's classic post-modern satire, which tells the wonderfully unusual story of Oedipa Maas, first published in 1965.

When her ex-lover, wealthy real-estate tycoon Pierce Inverarity dies and designates her the co-executor of his estate, California housewife Oedipa Mass is thrust into a paranoid mystery of metaphors, symbols, and the United States Postal Service. Traveling across Southern California, she meets some extremely interesting characters, and attains a not-inconsiderable amount of self-knowledge.

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  • ISBN: 9780062334411
  • ISBN 10: 0062334417
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
  • On Sale: 04/22/2014
  • Pages: 160
  • List Price: 21.00 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Classics
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Satire

The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

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