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An article about the author, J.K. Toole, his suicide and the posthumous publication and award of a Pulitzer Prize for his book, A Confederacy of Dunces. The article includes an image of Thelma Toole holding a copy of her late son's book.
Article: A success story that's stranger than a fiction
Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969
Tulane University Digital Library
John Kennedy Toole Papers, Manuscripts Collection 740, Box 10, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University
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