Signposts in a Strange Land

Signposts in a Strange Land

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A captivating collection of writings on Southern life by one of the masters of American literaturePublished just after Walker Percya€™s death, Signposts in a Strange Land takes readers through the philosophical, religious, and literary ideas of one of the Southa€™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 Percya€™s celebrated novels and brings to light the stirring thoughts and voice of a giant of twentieth century literature.House. IT WAS A SINGULAR house to grow up in. I doubt if anyone ever spent his youth in such a house. It belonged to ... Evidently it was somewhat ramshackle even in the 1920s, for Uncle Willa#39;s parents turned it over to a contractorrenovatordecorator to ... room was the Capehart, a huge automatic phonograph, one of the first of its kind and surely the only one in town, and ... What was memorable, of course, was not the house and the things, but the peoplea€” visitors, friends, kinfolk, anbsp;...

Title:Signposts in a Strange Land
Author: Walker Percy
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2011-03-29

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