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The Crying of Lot 49

Thomas Pynchon

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In what play does Oedipa first hear the mention of "Tristero"?

Oedipa's husband is:

Oedipa's ex-boyfriend who died just before the novel begins is:

The sign of the Tristero is:

Mike Fallopian is a member of the:

Oedipa lives with her husband in a town called:

The man at the auction who bids on lot 49 is:

The hippie band that appears frequently in the novel is called:

Manny di Presso's client sold Pierce Inverarity what good?

Dr. Hilarius is trying to develop:

The fictional machine mentioned in the novel that defies the second law of thermodynamics is called:

Other novels by Thomas Pynchon include:

Genghis Cohen is a:

W.A.S.T.E. stands for:

Oedipa delivers the old man's letter to:

How does Oedipa hear of Pierce's death?

When Oedipa goes to see Dr. Hilarius at the end of chapter five, he:

Explicitly, Lot 49 is:

The chemical manufacturing plant Oedipa visits is:

The professor who helps Oedipa solve some of the Tristero story in chapter six is:

Oedipa visits John Nefastis to find out if she is:

The Nefastis Machine is a special type of:

As a youth, Metzger appeared in films under the name of:

Tristero was a man who:

In the end of the novel, Oedipa:

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