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The story of Thomas Sutpen, an enigmatic stranger who came to Jefferson in the early 1830s to wrest his mansion out of the muddy bottoms of the north Mississippi wilderness. He was a man, Faulkner said, "who wanted sons and the sons destroyed him."

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About the Author

William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25, 1897. Faulkner had begun writing poems when he was a schoolboy and published a poetry collection in 1924 at his own expense. In 1950, Faulkner traveled to Sweden to accept the 1949 Nobel Prize for Literature. He died of a heart attack on July 6, 1962.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780394556345
Subtitle:
The Corrected Text
Publisher:
Modern Library
Author:
Faulkner, William
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Plantation life
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Family -- Mississippi -- Fiction.
Subject:
Sutpen family
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Number:
Corr. text, 1st ed.
Series Volume:
67
Publication Date:
19931109
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
1 MAP
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
7.57 x 5.02 x 1.18 in .9375 lb

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