• Vineland by Thomas Pynchon

Vineland by Thomas Pynchon

Title:Vineland by Thomas Pynchon
Author:Thomas Pynchon
Publisher:Vintage Publishing
ISBN 10:0749391413
ISBN 13:9780749391416
Number of Pages:400
Year Published:

Book Summary

Vineland, a zone of blessed anarchy in northern California, is the last refuge of hippiedom, a culture devastated by the sobriety epidemic, Reaganomics, and the Tube. Here, in an Orwellian 1984, Zoyd Wheeler and his daughter Prairie search for Prairie's long-lost mother, a Sixties radical who ran off with a narc.Vineland is vintage Pynchon, full of quasi-allegorical characters, elaborate unresolved subplots, corny songs (Floozy with an Uzi), movie spoofs (Pee-wee Herman in The Robert Musil Story), and illicit sex (including a macho variation on the infamous sportscar scene in V.).

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