Who is special agent Aloysius Xingu L. Pendergast?


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Aloysius Xingu L. Pendergast is a fictional character written by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. He is a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation who is a supporting character in the novels "Relic" and "Reliquary" and is the protagonist in "The Cabinet of Curiosities" and later novels.

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In the "Pendergast" series, Aloysius Xingu L. Pendergast was born circa 1960 and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. The character is described as being stoically aloof and eccentric yet polite and charming. He is a polyglot whose languages include French, Italian, Latin, Greek and Cantonese. The character owns a 1959 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith and maintains an apartment at The Dakota in New York City.

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