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Description - Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon

Spanning the period between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the years just after World War I, Against the Day moves from the labour troubles in Colorado to turn-of-the-century New York; from London to Venice, to Siberia, to Mexico during the revolution; silent-era Hollywood, and one or two places not strictly speaking on the map at all. It is a time of unrestrained corporate greed, false religiosity, moronic fecklessness, and evil intent in high places. Maybe it's not the world, but with a minor adjustment or two it's what the world might be.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099512332
ISBN-10: 0099512335
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 52mm)
Pages: 1232
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon is the author of V., The Crying of Lot 49, Gravity's Rainbow, Slow Learner and a collection of short stories, Vineland, Mason and Dixon. He received the National Book Award for Gravity's Rainbow in 1974.

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