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Light in August : The Corrected Text (Reissue) (Paperback) (William Faulkner)

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“Read, read, read. Read everything—trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out the window.” —William Faulkner Light in August, a novel about hopeful perseverance in the face of mortality, features some of Faulkner’s most memorable characters: guileless, dauntless Lena Grove, in search of the father of her unborn child; Reverend Gail Hightower, who is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen; and Joe Christmas, a desperate, enigmatic drifter consumed by his mixed ancestry.

In a novel about hopeless perseverance in the face of mortality, guileless Lena Grove searches for the father of her unborn child, Reverend Hightower is plagued by visions of Confederate horsemen, and drifter Joe Christmas is consumed by his mixed ancestry
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 512.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Series Title: Vintage International
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: William Faulkner
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 1991
TCIN: 11401675
UPC: 9780679732266
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-9677

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