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The Resource The broom of the system, David Foster Wallace

The broom of the system, David Foster Wallace

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The broom of the system
Title
The broom of the system
Statement of responsibility
David Foster Wallace
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Published when David Foster Wallace was just twenty-four years old, The Broom of the System stunned critics and marked the emergence of an extraordinary new talent. At the centre of this outlandishly funny, fiercely intelligent novel is the bewitching heroine, Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman. The year is 1990 and the place if a slightly altered Cleveland, Ohio. Lenore's great-grandmother has disappeared with twenty-five other inmates of the Shaker Heights Nursing Home. Her beau, and boss, Rick Vigorous, is insanely jealous, and her cockatiel, Vlad the Impaler, has suddenly started spouting a mixture of psycho-babble, Auden, and the King James Bible. Ingenious and entertaining, this debut from one of the most innovative writers of his generation brilliantly explores the paradoxes of language, storytelling, and reality
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Wallace, David Foster
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A425635
LC item number
B7 2016
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Penguin classics
  • Penguin orange collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Popular culture
  • Missing persons
  • Grandmothers
  • Cleveland (Ohio)
  • Humorous stories
  • Grandmothers
  • Missing persons
  • Popular culture
  • Young women
  • Ohio
Label
The broom of the system, David Foster Wallace
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Penguin orange collection"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn933567899
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9780143129448
Lccn
2016591378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The broom of the system, David Foster Wallace
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Penguin orange collection"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn933567899
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9780143129448
Lccn
2016591378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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