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The correspondence of Shelby Foote & Walker Percy

Author: Shelby Foote; Walker Percy; Jay Tolson
Publisher: New York : Center for Documentary Studies in association with W.W. Norton, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the late 1940s, Walker Percy and Shelby Foote, friends since their teenage years in Greenville, Mississippi, began a correspondence that would last until Percy's death in 1990. Their letters provide a rich record of an enduring literary and personal friendship. Walker Percy, winner of the National Book Award, wrote six novels, two volumes of philosophical writings, and numerous essays on topics ranging from the
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Shelby Foote; Walker Percy; Shelby Foote; Walker Percy; Shelby Foote; Walker Percy; Shelby Foote; Walker Percy; Shelby Foote; Walker Percy; Shelby Foote; Walker Percy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelby Foote; Walker Percy; Jay Tolson
ISBN: 0393040313 9780393040319 0393317684 9780393317688
OCLC Number: 34885943
Notes: Includes index.
"A DoubleTake book."
Description: 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Master to apprentice --
Adversities and new directions --
Recognition --
The "third half" of life --
Last things.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Correspondence of Shelby Foote and Walker Percy
Responsibility: edited by Jay Tolson.

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"A fascinating window into a lifelong friendship and the writing life." -Kirkus Reviews  Read more...
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