The Confessions of Nat Turner

The Confessions of Nat Turner

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by William Styron
     
 

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Powerful, prizewinning 1967 novel depicts the odyssey of Nat Turner, leader of first slave revolt in the US. Styron's novel was profoundly controversial; some felt that's a white author had no right to the subject matter. By the acclaimed author of SOPHIE'S CHOICE, SET THIS HOUSE ON FIRE and LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS. See more details below

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Powerful, prizewinning 1967 novel depicts the odyssey of Nat Turner, leader of first slave revolt in the US. Styron's novel was profoundly controversial; some felt that's a white author had no right to the subject matter. By the acclaimed author of SOPHIE'S CHOICE, SET THIS HOUSE ON FIRE and LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS.

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Styron's 1967 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel depicting the leader of a slave revolt is the latest offering in Random's "Modern Library." This is the least expensive hardcover edition of Turner currently available.

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ISBN-13:
9780375508035
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/05/2002
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.12(h) x 1.44(d)

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