Big Woods: The Hunting Stories

Big Woods: The Hunting Stories

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by William Faulkner
     
 

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"The Bear, " "The Old People, " "A Bear Hunt, " "Race at Morning"--some of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner's most famous stories are collected in this volume--in which he observed, celebrated, and mourned the fragile otherness that is nature, as well as the cruelty and humanity of men. "Contains some of Faulkner's best work."


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"The Bear, " "The Old People, " "A Bear Hunt, " "Race at Morning"--some of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner's most famous stories are collected in this volume--in which he observed, celebrated, and mourned the fragile otherness that is nature, as well as the cruelty and humanity of men. "Contains some of Faulkner's best work."


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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The first paperback edition of the 1955 collection of four stories about nature and hunting includes The Bear and Race at Morning . (May)
Library Journal
This 1955 title combines the four stories "The Bear," "The Old People," "A Bear Hunt," and "Race at Morning," gleaned from assorted Faulkner works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307792228
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/18/2011
Series:
Vintage International
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
191,353
File size:
2 MB

What People are saying about this

Edmund Wilson
Faulkner... belongs to the full-dressed post-Flaubert group of Conrad, Joyce, and Proust.
Ralph Ellison
For all his concern with the South, Faulkner was actually seeking out the nature of man. Thus we must return to him for that continuity of moral purpose which made for the greatness of our classics.
Robert Penn Warren
For all the range of effect, philosophical weight, originality of style, variety of characterization, humor, and tragic intensity [Faulkner's works] are without equal in our time and country.

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