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Publisher:
Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
1985.
Language:
English
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A great masterpiece by William Gaddis, with a new introduction by Rick Moody.

Winner of the 1976 National Book Award , J R is a biting satire about the many ways in which capitalism twists the American spirit into something more dangerous, yet pervasive and unassailable. At the center of the novel is a hilarious eleven year old--J R--who with boyish enthusiasm turns a few basic lessons in capitalist principles, coupled with a young boy's lack of conscience, into a massive and exploitative paper empire. The result is one of the funniest and most disturbing stories ever told about the corruption of the American dream.

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9780140080391
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