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Infinite jest : a novel

Author: David Foster Wallace
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Company, [1996] ©1996
Series: Back Bay books
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A spoof on our culture featuring a drug-and-alcohol rehabilitation house near Boston. The center becomes a hotbed of revolutionary activity by Quebec separatists in revolt against the Organization of North American Nations which now rules the continent.
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Genre/Form: Tennis stories
Humorous stories
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster Wallace
ISBN: 0316920045 9780316920049 0316921173 9780316921176 9780349121086 0349121087 0349108773 9780349108773 9780316066525 0316066524
OCLC Number: 32738491
Awards: Short-listed for Boston Book Review (Fiction) 1997
Description: 1079 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Southwestern University (4 --
AUS).
Series Title: Back Bay books
Responsibility: David Foster Wallace.

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[P]rovides a collection of essays describing 'shared spaces' used by Muslims, Christians and Jews, generally located around the Mediterranean Sea and dated to the twentieth and twenty-first Read more...

 
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Best Book of the Last 10 Years!

by srharris19 (WorldCat user published 2007-05-06) Excellent Permalink
I've often heard this book described as "difficult." Nonsense! It's long. It's complex. It's challenging. It covers lots of weighty subject matter. But it's also funny, intriguing, stimulating, and touching.Yes, I really meant "touching." For all the talk about how Wallace plays games with the reader,...
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