Gravity's Rainbow

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Gravity's Rainbow

By Thomas Pynchon

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140188592, 768pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1995

Winner of the 1973 National Book Award, Gravity's Rainbowis a postmodern epic, a work as exhaustively significant to the second half of the twentieth century as Joyce'sUlysseswas to the first. Its sprawling, encyclopedic narrative and penetrating analysis of the impact of technology on society make it an intellectual tour de force.
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About the Author
Thomas Pynchon is the author of V., The Crying of Lot 49, Gravity's Rainbow, Slow Learner, a collection of short stories, Vineland, Mason and Dixon and, most recently, Against the Day. He received the National Book Award for Gravity's Rainbow in 1974.