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As I Lay Dying

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ISBN-10: 067973225X

ISBN-13: 9780679732259

Edition: 1985

Authors: William Faulkner

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At the heart of this 1930 novel is the Bundren family's bizarre journey to Jefferson to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Faulkner lets each family member--including Addie--and others along the way tell their private responses to Addie's life.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 1985
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/30/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Born in an old Mississippi family, William Faulkner made his home in Oxford, seat of the University of Mississippi. After the fifth grade he went to school only off and on-lived, read, and wrote much as he pleased. In 1918, refusing to enlist with the "Yankees," he joined the Canadian Air Force, and was transferred to the British Royal Air Force. After the war he studied a little at the University, did house painting, worked as a night superintendent at a power plant, went to New Orleans and became a friend of Sherwood Anderson, then to Europe and back home to Oxford. By this time he had written two novels. The Sound and the Fury followed in 1929. Financial success came with Sanctuary in…