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ISBN13: 9780385313872
ISBN10: 038531387x
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Dickey's bestselling novel of four men caught in a violent test for manhood was produced as a blockbuster film starring Burt Reynolds and Jon Voight. A canoe trip down a wild North Georgia river turns into a primitive nightmare that will leave one man dead--and three men changed forever. "A brilliant and breathtaking adventure".--The New Yorker.

About the Author

James Dickey was born in Atlanta. One of America's best known poets and a winner of the National Book Award for Buckdancer's Choice, he is the author of the National bestseller To The White Sea, a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, a fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Carolina Professor and Poet-in-Residence at the university of South Carolina.

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Kelly Vardiman, January 15, 2010 (view all comments by Kelly Vardiman)
I chose Deliverance as the best book I read in the past decade because it made me feel the way I do every time I read the greatest book of all time, The Great Gatsby, and that is euphoric. And it gave me euphoria through beautiful, precise language that took me inside the heart of the narrator so that I felt and experienced vicariously the experiences he described using all the right details in all the right amounts. I felt like I was there, and it was an interesting, poignant, wonderful, horrible, sublime place to go. At the end, I, too, felt temporarily delivered from the mundane, as if it was I who had gone away for the weekend, been given the chance to survive or die, and ... rose to the challenge or tragically failed. But you'll have to read the book to find out which way it ends. You'll emerge breathless and soul-fed.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385313872
Author:
Dickey, James
Publisher:
Delta
Author:
Dickey, James
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Canoes and canoeing
Subject:
Georgia
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Horror tales
Subject:
Georgia Fiction.
Subject:
Adventure stories
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;novel;adventure;suspense;thriller;literature;survival;georgia;rape;canoeing;southern;horror;classic;american;murder;20th century;made into movie;american literature;film;wilderness;movie;james dickey;appalachia;screenplay;usa;violence;south;contem
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library 100 Best Novels
Publication Date:
19940931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.00x5.30x.65 in. .55 lbs.

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