Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest


David Foster Wallace

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A.D.A. Term Analysis

Assistant District Attorney, a state law enforcement official who investigates and prosecutes people who commit crimes.
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A.D.A. Term Timeline in Infinite Jest

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Chapter 74
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...the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County’s 4th Circuit is talking with Pat Montesian. The A.D.A. attends Phob-Comp-Anon, a program for people who attach themselves to those suffering from severe phobias,... (full context)