J R (American Literature (Dalkey Archive))

J R (American Literature (Dalkey Archive))

William Gaddis


Winner of the 1976 nationwide ebook Award, "J R" is a biting satire in regards to the some ways during which capitalism twists the yank spirit into anything extra risky, but pervasive and unassailable. on the heart of the unconventional is a hilarious 11 yr old--J R--who with boyish enthusiasm turns a couple of uncomplicated classes in capitalist rules, coupled with a tender boy's loss of sense of right and wrong, right into a significant and exploitative paper empire. the result's one of many funniest and most annoying tales ever instructed in regards to the corruption of the yankee dream.

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