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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date September 6, 2016
Pages 480
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780143129448
ISBN-10 0143129449
Dimensions 0 by 5.62 by 8.43 in.
Original list price $18.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback

Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition

 
For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguin’s iconic book design with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and diversity of the Penguin Classics library. These collectible editions are dressed in the iconic orange and white tri-band cover design, first created in 1935, while french flaps, high-quality paper, and striking cover illustrations provide the cutting-edge design treatment that is the signature of Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions today.

The Broom of the System
 
The “dazzling, exhilarating” (San Francisco Chronicle) debut novel from one of the most groundbreaking writers of his generation, The Broom of the System is an outlandishly funny and fiercely intelligent exploration of the paradoxes of language, storytelling, and reality.

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Editions for the work The Broom of the System
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Penguin Classics (September 6, 2016)
9780143129448 | details & prices | 480 pages | List price $18.00
This edition also contains The Broom of the System
About: Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperbackWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition   For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguin’s iconic book design with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and diversity of the Penguin Classics library.
Reprint edition from Penguin USA (June 29, 2010)
9780143116936 | details & prices | 467 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.02 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $18.00
About: The "dazzling, exhilarating" (San Francisco Chronicle) debut novel from one of this century's most groundbreaking writersPublished when David Foster Wallace was just twenty-four years old, The Broom of the System stunned critics and marked the emergence of an extraordinary new talent.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781607883883
 
With 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.
Editions for the work The Broom of the System
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
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With David Foster Wallace | Reprint edition from Penguin Classics (September 6, 2016)
9780143129448 | details & prices | 480 pages | List price $18.00
This edition also contains The Broom of the System
About: Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperbackWinner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition   For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguin’s iconic book design with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and diversity of the Penguin Classics library.
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.
With Jennifer Gandhi (other contributor), Rubn Ruiz-rufino (other contributor) | from Avon Books (July 1, 1997)
9780380730308 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $6.99
This edition also contains Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions
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
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).
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781607883883
 
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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