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A confederacy of dunces / John Kennedy Toole ; with a foreword by Walker Percy..

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Introduces Ignatius Reilly, whom Walker Percy dubs "slob extraordinaire, a mad Oliver Hardy, a fat Don Quixote, a perverse Thomas Aquinas rolled into one." Other characters in the novel set in New Orleans include 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; and Jones, the jivecat in space-age dark glasses.
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Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1981.
Subject: Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Young men > Fiction.
Large type books.
New Orleans (La.) > Fiction.

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