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The Broom of the System
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Hardcover
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from Viking Pr (January 1, 1987)
9780670812301 | details & prices | List price $18.95
About: Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman, switchboard operator for the Frequent and Vigorous Publishing Company, tries to cope with her great-grandmother's escape from a nursing home, her insanely jealous but not-too-passionate beau, and a cocatiel that spouts psycho-babble, Auden, and Bible quotations
Paperback
Book cover for 9780142002421 Book cover for 9780380719914 Book cover for 9780380730308
 
With Robert Boswell (other contributor), Bonnie Nadell (other contributor), Gerald Howard (other contributor), William Kennick (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Penguin USA (May 1, 2004)
9780142002421 | details & prices | 480 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $17.00
About: Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman, a switchboard operator for the Frequent and Vigorous Publishing Company, tries to cope with her great-grandmother's escape from a nursing home, her insanely jealous but not-too-passionate beau, and a cockatiel that spouts psycho-babble, Auden, and Bible quotations.
from Avon Books (July 1, 1997)
9780380730308 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman, switchboard operator for the Frequent and Vigorous Publishing Company, tries to cope with her great-grandmother's escape from a nursing home; her insanely jealous but not-too-passionate beau; and a cocatiel that spouts psycho-babble, Auden, and Bible quotations
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Reprint edition from Avon Books (May 1, 1993)
9780380719914 | details & prices | 467 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $14.00
About: The publication of his virtuoso novel Infinite Jest confirmed David Foster Wallace as "one of the big talents of his generation" (The New York Times).
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With David Foster Wallace, Robert Petkoff (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Hachette Audio (June 1, 2010)
9781607883883 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.75 × 1.50 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $29.98
This edition also contains The Broom of the System
About: The "dazzling, exhilarating" (San Francisco Chronicle) debut novel from the bestselling author of Infinite Jest, available for the first time as an audiobook.
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Publisher Avon Books
Publication date May 1, 1993
Pages 467
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780380719914
ISBN-10 0380719916
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
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Original list price $14.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The publication of his virtuoso novel Infinite Jest confirmed David Foster Wallace as "one of the big talents of his generation" (The New York Times). Readers who hunger for more will be richly satisfied by his first novel, The Broom of the System, a bracingly funny and fiercely original story.

The mysterious disappearance of her great-grandmother and twenty-five other elderly residents from a Shaker Heights nursing home has left Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman emotionally stranded on the edge of the Great Ohio Desert. But that is simply one problem of many for the hapless switchboard operator--seriously compounded by her ongoing affair with her boss, Rick Vigorous; the impending TV stardom of her talking cockatiel, Vlad the Impaler, on the Christian Broadcasting Network

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