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Look homeward, angel: a story of the buried life

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The spectacular, history-making first novel about a young man's coming of age by literary legend Thomas Wolfe, first published in 1929 and long considered a classic of twentieth century literature. A legendary author on par with William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Wolfe published Look Homeward, Angel , his first novel, about a young man's burning desire to leave his small town and tumultuous family in search of a better life, in 1929. It gave the world proof of his genius and launched a powerful legacy. The novel follows the trajectory of Eugene Gant, a brilliant and restless young man whose wanderlust and passion shape his adolescent years in rural North Carolina. Wolfe said that Look Homeward, Angel is "a book made out of my life," and his largely autobiographical story about the quest for a greater intellectual life has resonated with and influenced generations of readers, including some of today's most important novelists. Rich with lyrical prose and vivid characterizations, this twentieth-century American classic will capture the hearts and imaginations of every reader.
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9780743297318
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Grouping Title look homeward angel a story of the buried life
Grouping Author wolfe thomas
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-14 04:20:59AM
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publishDate 1957, 2006
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subject_facet Autobiographical fiction, Bildungsromans, Boys -- Fiction, Boys -- North Carolina -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Families -- North Carolina -- Fiction, Mountain life -- Fiction, Mountain life -- North Carolina -- Fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction
title_display Look homeward, angel : a story of the buried life
title_full Look homeward, angel : a story of the buried life / Thomas Wolfe ; with an introduction by Maxwell E. Perkins, Look homeward, angel : a story of the buried life / Thomas Wolfe ; with an introduction by Robert Morgan and an introduction by Maxwell E. Perkins
title_short Look homeward, angel :
title_sub a story of the buried life
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