One flew over the cuckoo's nest

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An international bestseller and the basis for a hugely successful film, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was one of the defining works of the 1960s. Marking the fortieth anniversary of Viking's publication of this American classic, this deluxe hardcover edition includes a new introduction by Robert Faggen and drawings Kesey made when he worked at the psychiatric hospital that was the inspiration for the novel. A mordant, wickedly subversive parable set in a mental ward, the novel chronicles the head-on collision between its hell-raising, life-affirming hero Randle Patrick McMurphy and the totalitarian rule of Big Nurse. McMurphy swaggers into the mental ward like a blast of fresh air and turns the place upside down, starting a gambling operation, smuggling in wine and women, and egging on the other patients to join him in open rebellion. But McMurphy's revolution against Big Nurse and everything she stands for quickly turns from sport to a fierce power struggle with shattering results. With One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest , Kesey created a work without precedent in American literature, a novel at once comic and tragic that probes the nature of madness and sanity, authority and vitality. Greeted by unanimous acclaim when it was first published, the book has become an enduring favorite of readers. This new edition-modeled on the popular fortieth-anniversary edition of Jack Kerouac's On the Road -will bring Kesey's genius to a new generation while delighting his loyal fans.
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9780143129516
9780451163967
9780786198931
9780670023233
9780143105022
9781435297708
9781101126769
9781101209042
9780141181226
9780670030583
9780140155099
9781433266249
9780606042390
067002323
9781598875102
9780140283341
9781481508100
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Grouping Title one flew over the cuckoo s nest
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Last Grouping Update 2018-09-23 23:25:55PM
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subject_facet Allegories, Audiobooks, Kesey, Ken. -- One flew over the cuckoo's nest, Medical novels, Mentally ill -- Fiction, Mentally ill -- United States -- Fiction, Nurse and patient -- Fiction, Oregon -- Fiction, Psychiatric hospital patients -- Fiction, Psychiatric hospital patients -- United States -- Fiction, Psychiatric hospitals -- Fiction, Psychiatric nurses -- Fiction, Psychiatric nurses -- United States -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, American, Satire
title_display One flew over the cuckoo's nest
title_full One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, One flew over the cuckoo's nest / Ken Kesey, One flew over the cuckoo's nest / Ken Kesey ; text and criticism edited by John Clark Pratt, One flew over the cuckoo's nest / Ken Kesey ; with illustrations and a new introduction by the author ; text introduction by Robert Faggen, One flew over the cuckoo's nest / Ken Kesey ; with illustrations and an introduction by the author, One flew over the cuckoo's nest [electronic resource] Kesey, Ken., One flew over the cuckoo's nest [sound recording] / Ken Kesey, One flew over the cuckoo's nest [sound recording] / by Ken Kesey
title_short One flew over the cuckoo's nest
title_sub
topic_facet Audiobooks, Classic Literature, Fiction, Kesey, Ken, Literature, Mentally ill, Nurse and patient, Psychiatric hospital patients, Psychiatric hospitals, Psychiatric nurses, Psychological fiction, American, Satire