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Death in the Family (Centennial) (Paperback) (James Agee)

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The classic American novel, re-published for the 100th anniversary of James Agee?s birth

Published in 1957, two years after its author?s death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family remains a near-perfect work of art, an autobiographical novel that contains one of the most evocative depictions of loss and grief ever written. As Jay Follet hurries back to his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, he is killed in a car accident?a tragedy that destroys not only a life, but also the domestic happiness and contentment of a young family. A novel of great courage, lyric force, and powerful emotion, A Death in the Family is a masterpiece of American literature.

The classic American novel, re-published for the 100th anniversary of James AgeeÂ's birth

Published in 1957, two years after its authorÂ's death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family remains a near-perfect work of art, an autobiographical novel that contains one of the most evocative depictions of loss and grief ever written. As Jay Follet hurries back to his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, he is killed in a car accidentÂ?a tragedy that destroys not only a life, but also the domestic happiness and contentment of a young family. A novel of great courage, lyric force, and powerful emotion, A Death in the Family is a masterpiece of American literature.
Edition: Centennial
Number of Pages: 310
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: James Agee
Language: English
Street Date: September 29, 2009
TCIN: 11950376
UPC: 9780143105718
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-5041
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