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Last Gentleman: A Novel

Last Gentleman: A Novel

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by Walker Percy, Percy
     
 

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Will Barrett is a 25-year-old wanderer from the South living in New York City, detached from his roots and with no plans for the future, until the purchase of a telescope sets off a romance and changes his life forever.

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Will Barrett is a 25-year-old wanderer from the South living in New York City, detached from his roots and with no plans for the future, until the purchase of a telescope sets off a romance and changes his life forever.

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“Brilliant...It shimmers with the chaste and civilized ornaments of irony, understatement, and compassion.” —Time

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312243081
Publisher:
Picador
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
350,074
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Walker Percy is the author of nine books of fiction and nonfiction, including the bestsellers The Moviegoer and The Thanatos Syndrome. He was awarded numerous prizes in his lifetime, including the National Book Award, and is considered one of the greatest American writers of our time. He lived in Covington, Louisiana, until his death in 1990.

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