This quiet dust: and other writings

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"Thoughtful, candid" essays from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Sophie's Choice ( The Christian Science Monitor ). This Quiet Dust is a compilation of William Styron's nonfiction writings that confront significant moral questions with precision and vigor. He examines topics as diverse as the Holocaust, the American Dream, and the controversy that raged around his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner . In each entry, Styron expertly wields his powers of insight to slice through the most complex issues.

This Quiet Dust offers a window into the philosophical underpinnings of Styron's greatest novels and is the ideal entry for readers seeking a greater understanding into the work of one of America's most celebrated authors. This ebook features a new illustrated biography of William Styron, including original letters, rare photos, and never-before-seen documents from the Styron family and the Duke University Archives.
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