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Butterfly in the Typewriter by Cory MacLauchlin

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Butterfly in the Typewriter by Cory MacLauchlin is a thoroughly researched and well-written biography of John Kennedy Toole, who gave up on his manuscript for "A Confederacy of Dunces" stored it in a box at his home and, in 1969, committed suicide. After discovering the manuscript, his mother worked tirelessly to have it published and in 1981 the novel earned a Pulitzer Prize.

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