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Jernigan

(1991)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
From Holden Caulfield to Moses Herzog, our best literature has been narrated by malcontents. To this lineage add Peter Jernigan, who views the world with ferocious intelligence, grim rapture, and a chainsaw wit that he turns, with disastrous consequences, on his wife, his teenaged son, his dangerously vulnerable mistress - and, not least of all, on himself. This novel is a bravura performance: a funny, scary, mesmerizing study of a man walking off the edge with his eyes wide open - wisecracking all the way.

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May 1992 : UK Hardback
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Title: Jernigan (Picador Books)
Author(s): David Gates
ISBN: 0-330-32126-9 / 978-0-330-32126-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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March 1992 : USA Hardback
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Title: Jernigan (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): David Gates
ISBN: 1-4177-1864-1 / 978-1-4177-1864-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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May 1991 : USA Hardback
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Title: Jernigan
Author(s): David Gates
ISBN: 0-679-40237-3 / 978-0-679-40237-4 (USA edition)
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August 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Jernigan (Serpent's Tail Classics)
Author(s): David Gates
ISBN: 1-78125-490-7 / 978-1-78125-490-5 (UK edition)
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October 1995 : Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Jernigan
Author(s): David Gates
ISBN: 2020210711 / 978-2020210713
Publisher: Points
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November 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: Jernigan
Author(s): David Gates
ISBN: 0-330-32127-7 / 978-0-330-32127-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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March 1992 : USA Paperback
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Title: Jernigan
Author(s): David Gates
ISBN: 0-679-73713-8 / 978-0-679-73713-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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August 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Jernigan (Serpent's Tail Classics)
Author(s): David Gates
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September 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Jernigan (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): David Gates
Publisher: Vintage
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