The Sot-weed FactorBook - 1987
A parody of life in colonial America relates the adventures of Ebenezer Cooke who became the poet laureate of Maryland.
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, c1987
Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION BARTH 1987
Characteristics: iii, 756 p. ; 21 cm
From Library Staff
Funny, bawdy, and philosophical in equal measures - and with one of the best first sentences ever - this 1100-page modern picaresque follows the gawky and resolutely chaste young poet Ebenezer Cooke through his adventures in colonial Maryland.
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