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6 edition of A Confederacy of Dunces found in the catalog.

A Confederacy of Dunces

by John Kennedy Toole

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Humorous,
  • Literary

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBarrett Whitener (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8108656M
    ISBN 100786182466
    ISBN 109780786182466

    A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES by JOHN KENNEDY TOOLE () When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. --Jonathan Swift “THOUGHTS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS, MORAL AND DIVERTING”. Mar 30,  · Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of results for Books: "'A Confederacy of Dunces".

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