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A confederacy of dunces

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Toole's lunatic and sage novel introduces one of the most memorable characters in American literature, Ignatius Reilly, whom Walker Percy dubs "slob extraordinaire, a mad Oliver Hardy, a fat Don Quixote, a perverse Thomas Aquinas rolled into one." Set in New Orleans, A Confederacy of Dunces outswifts Swift, one of whose essays gives the book its title. As its characters burst into life, they leave the region and literature forever changed by their presence-Ignatius and his mother; Miss Trixie, the octogenarian assistant accountant at Levi Pants; inept, wan Patrolman Mancuso; Darlene, the Bourbon Street stripper with a penchant for poultry; Jones the jivecat in spaceage dark glasses.
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Louisiana -- Fiction
Mothers and sons -- Fiction
Mothers and sons -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction
New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction
Pulitzer Prizes
Young men -- Fiction
Young men -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction
title_displayA confederacy of dunces
title_fullA Confederacy of Dunces
A confederacy of dunces / John Kennedy Toole ; foreword by Walker Percy
A confederacy of dunces / John Kennedy Toole ; with a foreword by Walker Percy
A confederacy of dunces [electronic resource] Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969.
title_shortA confederacy of dunces
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Electronic books
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Humor (Fiction)
Humorous stories
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Mothers and sons
Pulitzer Prizes
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