Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1980
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 112557951
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
yellow cloth, dust jacket, vii, 338 pages, fourth printing same year as first edition (1980), with $12.95 price on front flap, Walker Percy blurb at top of others on back panel, book in very good condition, dust jacket has light wear at spine ends and corners, in protective mylar jacket, a sound, clean copy. Ignatius J. Reilly is a 30-year-old, self-proclaimed genius out to reform the entire 20th century, which doesn't leave him time for an ordinary nine-to-five job. Then one day Mrs. Reilly pushes her reluctant son out of the nest and into the working world of New Orleans, a decision with u... View More...
trade paperback, 415 pages, first Grove, Black Cat edition.(so stated) minor edge wear, not creased, tight, clean copy, postage reduced. Winner of Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1981 Ignatius J. Reilly is a grotesque, a gargantua, who lumbers through New Orleans leaving chaos in his wake. Were it not for his maroon-haired mother, 30-year-old Ignatius would leave the city in peace. But mother decrees work, and thereby begins the tale of Ignatius against the world. View More...