The Crying of Lot 49

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The Crying of Lot 49

By Thomas Pynchon

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780061849923, 192pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2009


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.