The Crying of Lot 49 by Pynchon, Thomas
Thomas Pynchon

The Crying of Lot 49 -- Thomas Pynchon - Paperback

"A puzzle, an intrigue, a literary and historical tour de force." -- San Francisco Examiner

The Crying of Lot 49 is Thomas Pynchon's highly original classic satire of modern America, about Oedipa Maas, a woman who finds herself enmeshed in what would appear to be an international conspiracy.

When her ex-lover, wealthy real-estate tycoon Pierce Inverarity, dies and designates her the coexecutor of his estate, California housewife Oedipa Maas 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.

Author: Thomas Pynchon
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 10/01/2006
Pages: 160
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.29lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.30w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780060913076
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