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    DescriptionThe stunning, classic coming-of-age novel written by one of America's foremost Southern writers A legendary author on par with William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Wolfe published "Look Homeward, Angel," his first novel, about a young man's burning desire to leave his small town and tumultuous family in search of a better life, in 1929. It gave the world proof of his genius and launched a powerful legacy. The novel follows the trajectory of Eugene Gant, a brilliant and restless young man whose wanderlust and passion shape his adolescent years in rural North Carolina. Wolfe said that "Look Homeward, Angel" is "a book made out of my life," and his largely autobiographical story about the quest for a greater intellectual life has resonated with and influenced generations of readers, including some of today's most important novelists. Rich with lyrical prose and vivid characterizations, this twentieth-century American classic will capture the hearts and imaginations of every reader.


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    Title
    Look Homeward, Angel
    Subtitle
    A Story of the Buried Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas Wolfe, Introduction by Robert Morgan, Introduction by Maxwell E Perkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780743297318
    ISBN 10: 0743297318
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC21: 813.52
    BIC E4L: CLA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    DC22: FIC
    Libri: ENGM1010
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Libri: AMER3710
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    B&T General Subject: 500
    DC22: 813/.52
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: E7
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: C26109343
    LC classification: PS3545.O337 L6 2006
    Publisher
    Scribner Book Company
    Imprint name
    Scribner Book Company
    Publication date
    10 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "As so many other American boys had before and have since, I discovered a version of myself in "Look Homeward, Angel", and I became intoxicated with the elevated, poetic prose." -- Robert Morgan, author of "Gap Creek"