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Look homeward, angel : the story of the buried life

Author: Thomas Wolfe
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1984, ©1929.
Series: Penguin modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This novel, Wolfe's stupendous and panoramic vision of America, autobiographical in character, "describes the childhood and youth of Eugene Gant in the imaginary town of Altamont, state of Catawba (said to be Asherville, N.C.), as he grows up, becomes aware of the relations among his family, meets the eccentric people of the town, goes to college, discovers literature and ideas, has his first love affairs, and at  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Wolfe
ISBN: 0140065741 9780140065749
OCLC Number: 11796520
Description: 550 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: Penguin modern classics
Responsibility: Thomas Wolfe.

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This novel, Wolfe's stupendous and panoramic vision of America, autobiographical in character, "describes the childhood and youth of Eugene Gant in the imaginary town of Altamont, state of Catawba (said to be Asherville, N.C.), as he grows up, becomes aware of the relations among his family, meets the eccentric people of the town, goes to college, discovers literature and ideas, has his first love affairs, and at last sets out alone on a mystic and romantic 'pilgrimage.'"

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