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 ...show morehristmas, 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 lessEdition/Copyright: 68
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