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Tournament

Author: Shelby Foote
Publisher: Birmingham, Ala. : Summa Publications, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Tournament is Shelby Foote's first novel, published originally by Dial Press in 1949. Summa's reprint includes an exclusive preface by the author concerning his literary deveopment and the genesis of Tournament and an introduction by Louis D. Rubin, Jr., the dean of American literature criticism. Tournament is a brilliant novel of the post-Civil War South, replete with Proustian and Faulknerian overtones. Many of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelby Foote
ISBN: 0917786564 9780917786563
OCLC Number: 16828640
Notes: "First edition, Dial Press, 1949."
Pages xxxi-xxiv follow Arabic sequence.
Description: xxxiv, 238 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Shelby Foote.

Abstract:

Tournament is Shelby Foote's first novel, published originally by Dial Press in 1949. Summa's reprint includes an exclusive preface by the author concerning his literary deveopment and the genesis of Tournament and an introduction by Louis D. Rubin, Jr., the dean of American literature criticism. Tournament is a brilliant novel of the post-Civil War South, replete with Proustian and Faulknerian overtones. Many of the characters that appear in subsequent novels by Shelby Foote come onto the scene for the first time in this work. It is a must acquisition for every fan of Shelby Foote--From item description.
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