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The Reivers

by Faulkner, William

Condition: Good +/No Jacket


NY: Random House, 1962. Book. Good +. Cloth. Stated 1st Printing. 305 pp. Ex-library from the Saufley Field naval base in Orlando. Moderate soil, spine sunned, usual library markings, but lightly circulated Some rubbing to edges and corners, slight spine slant. Text is clean, no markings. A promotional summary is affixed to the front endpapers. Light pencil code on margin of dedication page. Faulkner's comic tale about Ned, an 11-year-old and two older accomplices who steal a car in Mississippi and take off for Memphis, where they try their hand at horseracing. Size: 8vo -- -- 8 in Tall.

The Reivers, published in 1962, is the last novel by the American author William Faulkner. The bestselling novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1963. Faulkner previously won this award for his book A Fable, making him one of only three authors to be awarded it more than once. Unlike many of his earlier works, it is a straightforward narration and eschews the complicated literary techniques of his greatest works.




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