978-0-316-06652-5 / 0316066524

Infinite Jest

by Wallace, David Foster

Publisher:Back Bay Books



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Paperback. Pub Date :2006-11-1 Pages: 1079 Publisher: Hachette A gargantuan. mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit ofHappiness in America Set in an addicts halfway house and a tennisacademy. and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family tocome along in recent fiction. Infinite Jest explores essentialquestions about what entertainment is and why it has come to sodominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affectsour need to connect with other people;. and about what the pleasureswe choose say about who we are Equal parts philosophical quest andscrewball comedy. Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction withoutsacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value It is anexuberant. uniquely American exploration of the passions that makeus human -. and one of those rare books that renew the idea of ??whata novel can do .

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