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Signposts in a strange land

Author: Walker Percy; Patrick H Samway
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1991.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Walker Percy; Walker Percy; Walker Percy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walker Percy; Patrick H Samway
ISBN: 0374263914 9780374263911
OCLC Number: 23356064
Description: xv, 428 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Life in the South --
Why I Live Where I Live --
New Orleans Mon Amour --
The City of the Dead --
Going Back to Georgia --
Mississippi: The Fallen Paradise --
Uncle Will --
Uncle Will's House --
A Better Louisiana --
The American War --
Red, White, and Blue-Gray --
Stoicism in the South --
A Southern View --
The Southern Moderate --
Bourbon --
Science, Language, Literature --
Is a Theory of Man Possible? --
Naming and Being --
The State of the Novel: Dying Art or New Science? --
Novel-Writing in an Apocalyptic Time --
How to Be an American Novelist in Spite of Being Southern and Catholic --
From Facts to Fiction --
Physician as Novelist --
Herman Melville --
Diagnosing the Modern Malaise --
Eudora Welty in Jackson --
Foreword to A Confederacy of Dunces --
Rediscovering A Canticle for Leibowitz --
The Movie Magazine: A Low "Slick" --
Accepting the National Book Award for The Moviegoer --
Concerning Love in the Ruins --
The Coming Crisis in Psychiatry --
The Culture Critics --
The Fateful Rift: The San Andreas Fault in the Modern Mind --
Morality and Religion --
Culture, the Church, and Evangelization --
Why Are You a Catholic? --
A "Cranky Novelist" Reflects on the Church --
The Failure and the Hope --
A View of Abortion, with Something to Offend Everybody --
Foreword to The New Catholics --
If I Had Five Minutes with the Pope --
An Unpublished Letter to the Times --
Another Message in the Bottle --
The Holiness of the Ordinary --
Epilogue. An Interview and a Self-Interview --
An Interview with Zoltan Abadi-Nagy.
Responsibility: Walker Percy ; edited with an introduction by Patrick Samway.
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