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Inherent Vice

by Thomas Pynchon

Paperback, 369 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $17 |


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It's been a while since Doc Sportello has seen his ex-girlfriend — then she shows up with a story about a plot to kidnap a billionaire land developer whom she just happens to be in love with.

Awards and Recognition

7 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List