Book and movie name
November 13, 2013 8:29 AM   Subscribe

What is the name of the book and movie about a simple-minded, poor man who lived with his mother, carried a pet bird with him and gets innocently involved in an social uprising? I think he discovered gold near the beginning and his clothes are tattered.
posted by mcbeitz to Media & Arts (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
A Confederacy of Dunces?
posted by payoto at 8:55 AM on November 13, 2013 [2 favorites]


It's not A Confederacy of Dunces.
posted by Sara C. at 9:54 AM on November 13, 2013


No, I think its a very old story and the title is the name of the main character.
posted by mcbeitz at 10:27 AM on November 13, 2013


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