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Soldiers Pay

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ISBN-10: 0871403102

ISBN-13: 9780871403100

Edition: 2011

Authors: William Faulkner, William Faulkner

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Faulkner#xE2;#x80;#x99;s first novel, Soldiers#xE2;#x80;#x99; Pay (1926), is among the most memorable works to emerge from the First World War. Through the story of a wounded veteran#xE2;#x80;#x99;s homecoming, it examines the impact of soldiers#xE2;#x80;#x99; return from war on the people#xE2;#x80;#x94;particularly the women#xE2;#x80;#x94;who were left behind.
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 8/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.550

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…