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JR (Paperback)

William Gaddis

Series: American Literature Series

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Winner of the 1976 National Book Award, "J R" is a biting satire about the many ways in which capitalism twists the American spirit into something more dangerous, yet pervasive and unassailable. At the center of the novel is a hilarious eleven year old -- J R -- who with boyish enthusiasm turns a few basic lessons in capitalist principles, coupled with a young boy's lack of conscience, into a massive and exploitative paper empire. The result is one of the funniest and most disturbing stories ever told about the corruption of the American dream.

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Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: American Literature Series
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: William Gaddis
Dimensions: 214 x 140 x 43mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 725
ISBN-13: 978-1-56478-433-9
Barcode: 9781564784339
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
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LSN: 1-56478-433-9

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