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The Crying of Lot 49 (Paperback)

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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.

    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780060913076
    ISBN-10: 006091307X
    Publisher: Harper Perennial
    Publication Date: October 1st, 2006
    Pages: 160
    Language: English