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An article about J.K. Toole and his mother, Thelma Toole. The article mentions J.K. Toole's childhood, his early career as a teacher, and Burma Jones, a character from his book, A Confederacy of Dunces.
You just can't be prepared for Thelma
Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969Toole, Thelma
New Orleans (La.)
Tulane University Digital Library
Section 2, Page 7 and 10
John Kennedy Toole Papers, Manuscripts Collection 740, Box 10, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University
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