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Mao II by Don DeLillo

Mao II

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Mao II by Don DeLillo
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May 01, 1992 | ISBN 9780140152746

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Praise for Mao II

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award

“The writing is dazzling; the images, so radioactive that they glow afterward in our minds.” 
—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

“If Don DeLillo has not yet been canonized as the leading American novelist, it will happen. The man is brilliant and daring . . . and Mao II is one of his best books.” 
The Washington Post Book World

“This novel’s a beauty . . . DeLillo takes us on a breathtaking journey, beyond the official versions of our daily history, behind all easy assumptions about who we’re supposed to be, with a vision as bold and a voice as eloquent and morally focused as any in American writing.” 
—Thomas Pynchon

“A mordantly funny, casually prescient, hypnotically condensed novel . . . It is short, loosely plotted but simultaneously tight as a drum . . . Mao II goes beyond the easy tack of offering art as some humanistic antidote to terror, and instead delineates their uneasy commonalities.” 


PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction WINNER

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