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John Kennedy Toole (December 17, 1937 — March 26, 1969) was an American novelist from New Orleans, Louisiana, best-known for his novel A Confederacy of Dunces. He also wrote The Neon Bible.

Toole's novels remained unpublished during his lifetime. Some years after his suicide, his mother, Thelma Toole, brought the manuscript of Dunces to the attention of novelist Walker Percy, who ushered the book into print. In 1981, Toole was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Early Life   more

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Return Home and Completion of Dunces   more

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Total Books: 57
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