By Love Possessed

By Love Possessed

by James Gould Cozzens
     
 

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During 49 hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950s, "By Love Possessed" portrays all the myriad aspects of love: between parent and child, brother and sister, inside marriage and out, and the brotherly love among the law partners in Winner's firm. "The best of Cozzens' novels".--"The New York Times".

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During 49 hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950s, "By Love Possessed" portrays all the myriad aspects of love: between parent and child, brother and sister, inside marriage and out, and the brotherly love among the law partners in Winner's firm. "The best of Cozzens' novels".--"The New York Times".

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Library Journal
Cozzens's 1957 novel follows protagonist Arthur Winner over a 49-hour period. Though physically limited to that time frame, the novel's use of flashbacks broadens the panorama. Literary scholar Matthew J. Bruccoli, who wrote a new introduction for this edition, contends that Cozzens is one of the century's ten great American novelists. Believe him. (Classic Returns, LJ 8/98)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786705030
Publisher:
Perseus Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.21(h) x 1.54(d)

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