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Infinite Jest: A Novel

Wallace, David Foster

Published by Back Bay Books/Little Brown, 1996
ISBN 10: 0316921173 / ISBN 13: 9780316921176
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Title: Infinite Jest: A Novel

Publisher: Back Bay Books/Little Brown

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Heavy Color Pictorial Wraps

Book Condition: Almost Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: None

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Modern Literature


Book has slightest wrinkle to bottom front corner, page tips on first 18pp. 1079pp with notes. Heavy blue white color pictorial wraps. Stated First Paperback Edition. Square, bright, tight copy with firm corners & edges. No remainder mark. No internal names, notes or markings. No DJ. Paper First & HB First issued simultaneously. Mega Fiction in the pursuit of happiness. It definitly didn't work for Wallace. Another think jungle of prose to do the hard work of penetrating its density. After the long treks through Pynchonese, Vollmannese - Entanglements and Addictions - Time is running out for me on this one. USPS Tracking provided. (H) Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 18185

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Synopsis: Set in the near future in a addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, a moving novel explores a world of drug abuse, heartbreak, advertising, philosophy, math, humor, and drama as it addresses what happens to a nation of people whose main concern is pleasing themselves. Reprint. NYT.

Product Description: The story of an intelligent but zany dysfunctional family is set in a drug-and-alcohol addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy and follows such themes as heartbreak, philosophy, and advertising.

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