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A Confederacy of Dunces
A Confederacy of Dunces is a novel by American author John Kennedy Toole. It was published in 1980, eleven years after Toole's suicide, from the efforts of writer Walker Percy (who authored the foreword) and Toole's mother. It earned Toole a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1981 and is now considered a great work of modern literature of the United States.