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Infinite Jest

A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America.,Set in an addicts’ halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, , explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are.,Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, , bends every rule of fiction without sacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value. It is an exuberant, uniquely American exploration of the passions that make us human???and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do.

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Infinite Jest

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A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America.,Set in an addicts’ halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, , explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are.,Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, , bends every rule of fiction without sacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value. It is an exuberant, uniquely American exploration of the passions that make us human???and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do.

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