Infinite jest : a novel
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Published:
Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown and Company, c1995.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
1079 pages ; 24 cm.
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A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are. Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction without sacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value. It is an exuberant, uniquely American exploration of the passions that make us human - and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0316920045 (pbk.)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wallace, D. F. (1995). Infinite jest: a novel. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wallace, David Foster. 1995. Infinite Jest: A Novel. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wallace, David Foster, Infinite Jest: A Novel. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown and Company, 1995.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wallace, David Foster. Infinite Jest: A Novel. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown and Company, 1995. Print.

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