Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace [FIRST EDITION / 1995]
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
FIRST EDITION / 16TH PRINTING  LITTLE BROWN & COMPANY
Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition with some light creasing near top of spine. Minor traces of wear. Book reads good as new.
A gargantuan, mind-altering tragi-comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America.
Set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are.
Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction without sacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value. It is an exuberant, uniquely American exploration of the passions that make us human—and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do. - Bookshop Apocalypse