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Light in August - 68 edition

Light in August (ISBN10: 007553648X; ISBN13: 9780075536482)
ISBN13: 978-0075536482
ISBN10: 007553648X

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0394309682
ISBN10: 0394309685

Summary: One of Faulkner's most admired and accessible novels, Light in August reveals the great American author at the height of his powers. Lena Grove's resolute search for the father of her unborn child begets a rich, poignant, and ultimately hopeful story of perseverance in the face of mortality. It also acquaints us with several of Faulkner's most unforgettable characters, including the Reverend Gail Hightower, who is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen, and Joe C
hristmas, a ragged, itinerant soul obsessed with his mixed-race ancestry." "Entwining these characters' stories, Light in August brings to life Faulkner's imaginary South, one of literature's great invented landscapes, in all of its impoverished, violent, unerringly fascinating glory." This edition reproduces the corrected text of Light in August as established in 1985 by Noel Polk.
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Summary: One of Faulkner's most admired and accessible novels, Light in August reveals the great American author at the height of his powers. Lena Grove's resolute search for the father of her unborn child begets a rich, poignant, and ultimately hopeful story of perseverance in the face of mortality. It also acquaints us with several of Faulkner's most unforgettable characters, including the Reverend Gail Hightower, who is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen, and Joe Christmas, a ragged, itinerant soul obsessed with his mixed-race ancestry." "Entwining these characters' stories, Light in August brings to life Faulkner's imaginary South, one of literature's great invented landscapes, in all of its impoverished, violent, unerringly fascinating glory." This edition reproduces the corrected text of Light in August as established in 1985 by Noel Polk. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 68
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Publisher: Modern Library
Year Published: 1968
International: No



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