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Look homeward, angel : a story of the buried life

Author: Thomas Wolfe
Publisher: New York : C. Scribner, ©1957.
Series: Scribner library (Series), 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An elaborate and moving coming-of-age story about Eugene Gant, a restless and energetic character whose passion to experience life takes him from his small, rural hometown in North Carolina to Harvard University and the city of Boston. The novel's pattern is artfully simple--a small town, a large family, high school and college--yet the characters are monumental in their graphic individuality and personality.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938.
Look homeward, angel.
New York : C. Scribner, ©1957
(OCoLC)575291554
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Wolfe
ISBN: 068471941X 9780684719412 0684842211 9780684842219 0743297318 9780743297318 9780684106786 0684106787 0684151588 9780684151588 0684804433 9780684804439
OCLC Number: 169986
Description: xiv, 522 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Scribner library (Series), 9.
Responsibility: by Thomas Wolfe ; with an introduction by Maxwell E. Perkins.

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An elaborate and moving coming-of-age story about Eugene Gant, a restless and energetic character whose passion to experience life takes him from his small, rural hometown in North Carolina to Harvard University and the city of Boston. The novel's pattern is artfully simple--a small town, a large family, high school and college--yet the characters are monumental in their graphic individuality and personality.

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