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Against the Day

by Thomas Pynchon

Hardcover, 1085 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $35 |


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An epic tale spanning the years between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the end of World War I features a sizable cast of characters who are caught up by such events as the labor troubles of Colorado, the Mexican revolution, and the heyday of silent-movie Hollywood. 250,000 first printing.

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