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Deliveranceby James Dickey
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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.
Four suburban businessmen take a canoe trip along a Georgia river, an odyssey that pits their courage against the river's raging rapids and the most primitive human impulses of fear, lust, and murder
A novel that will curl your toes...Dickey's canoe rides to the limits of dramatic tension.--New York Times Book Review
A brilliant and breathtaking adventure.--The New Yorker
A novel stunning power.--The Nation
A tour de force.--New Republic
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