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Edisto

Edisto( )
Author: Powell, Padgett
Series title:FSG Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-374-53168-3
Publication Date:Feb 2009
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.00
Book Description:

A novel that has drawn comparisons with the work of J. D. Salinger, Truman Capote, and Flannery O'Connor, Edisto centers on one Simons Everson Manigault, a twelve-year-old possessed of a vocabulary and sophistication way beyond his years and a preadolescent bewilderment with the behavior of adults. These include his mother, who is known as the Duchess, and his enigmatic father-surrogate, Taurus. Imbued with a strong sense of place--an isolated strip of South Carolina coast...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Southern
Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.44 Inches
Book Weight:0.554 Pounds
Author Biography
Powell, Padgett (Author)
Padgett Powell has received the Prix de Rome of the American Academy of Arts & Letters, a Whiting Writer's Award, & a nomination for the National Book Award for his first novel, "Edisto." He resides in Gainesville, Florida.

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