Night Rider

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Warren?s first novel, set during the "tobacco wars" that raged in Kentucky and Tennessee in the early part of this century. Percy Munn is one of Warren?s innocent idealists whose delusions become murderous as he attempts to define himself by action in the unfolding violence around him. Southern Classics Series.

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Overview

Warren’s first novel, set during the "tobacco wars" that raged in Kentucky and Tennessee in the early part of this century. Percy Munn is one of Warren’s innocent idealists whose delusions become murderous as he attempts to define himself by action in the unfolding violence around him. Southern Classics Series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781879941144
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 1/25/1992
  • Series: Southern Classics Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 478
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989), the first Poet Laureate of the United States, was a major literary figure of the 20th Century. Besides volumes of his poetry, he published eight novels, of which All the King’s Men is the best known. Other works include John Brown and The Legacy of the Civil War.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2002

    Overlooked, and Worth a Read

    Lost in the shadow of Penn Warren's more famous All the King's Men, Night Rider, while not quite up to the level of that Pulitizer Prize winning classic, is nonetheless worthy of a careful read. The writing is high quality, the story carries along well, and while fictional, provides a good idea of what life and politics were like in the South during that period. If you like Penn Warren's writing, and you like talkes of southern politics and romantic drama, give Night Rider a try, its a very pleasurable and worthwhile book.

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