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Signposts in a strange land

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Farrar, Straus, and Giroux,
Pub. Date:
1991.
Language:
English
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Writings on the South, Catholicism, and more from the National Book Award winner: "His nonfiction is always entertaining and enlightening" ( Library Journal ). Published just after Walker Percy's death, Signposts in a Strange Land takes readers through the philosophical, religious, and literary ideas of one of the South's most profound and unique thinkers. Each essay is laced with wit and insight into the human condition. From race relations and the mysteries of existence, to Catholicism and the joys of drinking bourbon, this collection offers a window into the underpinnings of Percy's celebrated novels and brings to light the stirring thoughts and voice of a giant of twentieth century literature.
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9780374263911
9781453216378
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Southern States -- Civilization
title_displaySignposts in a strange land
title_fullSignposts in a strange land / Walker Percy ; edited with an introduction by Patrick Samway
Signposts in a strange land [electronic resource] / Walker Percy
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