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A Man in Full Paperback – Oct 30 2001

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  • Paperback: 704 pages
  • Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback; Reprint edition (Oct. 30 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0553381334
  • ISBN-13: 978-0553381337
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 3 x 20.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 544 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 519 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #47,365 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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#1 New York Times bestseller

“A masterpiece.”—The Wall Street Journal

“Superior . . . utterly engrossing.”USA Today

“The novel contains passages as powerful and as beautiful as anything written — not merely by contemporary American novelists but by any American novelist. . . . The book is as funny as anything Wolfe has ever written; at the same time it is also deeply, strangely affecting.”The New York Times Book Review

“Wolfe is a peerless observer, a fearless satirist, a genius in full.”People

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