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Vineland (1990) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

On California's fog-hung North Coast, the enchanted redwood groves of Vineland County harbor a wild assortment of Sixties survivors and refugees from the "Nixonian Reaction," still struggling with the consequences of their past lives. Aging hippie freak Zoyd Wheeler is revving up for his annual act of televised insanity when news reaches him that his old nemesis, sinister Federal agent Brock Vond, has come storming into Vineland at the head of a heavily armed Justice Department strike force. Zoyd instantly disappears underground, but not before dispatching his teenage daughter Prairie on a dark odyssey into her secret, unspeakable past...

Original title: Vineland
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor

Edition #1: Vineland

Vineland (1990)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: Little, Brown and Company
  • "A major political novel about what America has been doing to itself, to its children, all these many years...One of America's great writers has, after long wanderings down his uncharted roads, come triumphantly home." Salman Rushdie
  • "How this book towers...It is a political novel in the ambitious, exuberant, powerfully serious mode of The Satanic Verses...It is funny, very funny." Fay Weldon
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Manifested in:

Vineland (1997)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0141180633
Pages: 385

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