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Author Amis, Martin.
Title Lionel Asbo : state of England / Martin Amis.
Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
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 Reading Room  PR6051.M5 L56 2012    IN LIBRARY
 Generously Provided By: Robert and Maureen GohstandReading Room Bookplate Image 
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 255 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents Pt. 1. 2006 Desmond Pepperdine, Renaissance Boy -- pt. 2. 2009 Lionel Asbo, Lotto Lout -- pt. 3. 2012 Cilla Dawn Pepperdine, Babe in Arms -- pt. 4. 2013 Who? Who?.
Summary A satire of modern society and celebrity culture finds the seemingly simple pursuits of young Desmond Pepperdine hampered by his uncle Lionel's near-criminal habits, which become more prominent when Lionel wins the lottery.
Subject Guardian and ward -- Fiction.
Hoodlums -- Fiction.
Lottery winners -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Genre Satire.
Collection Title Robert and Maureen Gohstand Reading Room Collection.
ISBN 9780307958082 (hbk.)
0307958086 (hbk.)
OCLC number 779097179