A Confederacy of DuncesBook - 1980
New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction.
Young men -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
From Library Staff
Who in the world could play the lead, Ignatius Reilly? In the past, all the funny "overweight" actors have tried to get a film made - John Belushi, John Candy. As late as 2010, Will Ferrell and Jack Black tried. I think an unknown might be best - someone with no previous image baggage.