Gravity's Rainbow

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Penguin, 1995 - Fiction - 760 pages
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Overview: Winner of the 1973 National Book Award, Gravity's Rainbow is a postmodern epic, a work as exhaustively significant to the second half of the twentieth century as Joyce's Ulysses was to the first. Its sprawling, encyclopedic narrative and penetrating analysis of the impact of technology on society make it an intellectual tour de force. Winner of the 1974 National Book Award.
  

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I have Paul Thomas Anderson to thank for finally reading this book that has been staring balefully at me from my bookshelf for over thirty years. After seeing Anderson's adaptation of Inherent Vice ... Read full review

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You must be a lover of the written word to tackle this bit of fare. If you want a challenge, I suggest you get a guide before muscling through this heavy lifting. You can read many different essays on ... Read full review

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Contents

Beyond the Zero
1
Un Perm au Casino Hermann Goering
179
In the Zone
279
The Counterforce
617
Copyright

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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.

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