The Crying of Lot 49

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The Crying of Lot 49

By Thomas Pynchon

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780060931674, 160pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1999

The highly original satire about Oedipa Maas, a woman who finds herself enmeshed in a worldwide conspiracy, meets some extremely interesting characters, and attains a not inconsiderable amount of self knowledge.