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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Avon Books
Publication date July 1, 1997
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780380730308
ISBN-10 0380730308
Dimensions 1.50 by 4.50 by 7 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $6.99
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An ongoing affair with her boss, the imminent TV stardom of her talking cockatiel, and now the mysterious disappearance of her great-grandmother and twenty-five other elderly inmates from a nursing home threatens the emotional stability of Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman. Reissue. NYT.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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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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 9780143129448 Book cover for 9780380719914 Book cover for 9780380730308
 
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.
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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
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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.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780415630887
 
With Jennifer Gandhi (other contributor) | from Routledge (April 6, 2015)
9780415630887 | details & prices | 448 pages | 7.00 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 2.15 lbs | List price $240.00
About: The Routledge Handbook of Comparative Political Institutions (HCPI) is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to our accumulated knowledge and the cutting edge of scholarship about political institutions in the comparative context.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780380730308
 
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With Jennifer Gandhi (other contributor), David Foster Wallace | from Avon Books (July 1, 1997); titled "The Broom of the System"
9780380730308 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $6.99
This edition also contains The Broom of the System
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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