As I Lay Dying


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Author(s): Faulkner, William

Successive episodes in the death and burial of Addie Bundren are recounted by various members of the family circle, principally as they are carting their mother's coffin to Jefferson, Mississippi, in order to bury her among her people. As the desires and fears and rivalries of the family are revealed in the vernacular speech of the South, the author builds up an impression as epic as the old Testament, as earthly and comic as Chaucer, as American as HUCKLEBERRY FINN.

About the author:

William Faulkner was born in 1897 in Mississippi. He left high school at fifteen to work in his grandfather's bank. Rejected by the US military in 1915, he joined the Canadian flyers but was still in training when the war ended. Returning home he studied at the University of Mississippi. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950. He died in 1962.

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ISBN-13: 9780099479314

Audience: General/trade

Language: English

Number of Pages: 256

Publication Date: 19991022

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE UK

Product Form: Paperback / softback

Dimensions (LxWxH): 200 mm132 mm16 mm 

Weight: 189 gr

 

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